Who knew that if you only took the time out to read and think, you would find that the problems we have in society today existed millennia ago! Sh’lach L’cha talks about, among many other things, fear-mongering and slander and
Early one morning last week my daughter got on a plane. for a 10 day birthright trip to Israel sponsored by the Jewish Federation. The holiest site to the Jewish people is called Hakotel HaMa’aravi or The Wailing Wall. This
This coming week’s Torah portion is B’haalot’kha (Numbers 8:1-12:16). The highlights of this portion include a description of the menorah, the assignments of the tribe of Levi as assistants to Aaron and the priests, another description of Passover, and a
The Jewish holiday of Shavuot was on May 30 (this year). It’s two-fer holiday. It marks the biblical giving of the “Ten Commandments” at Mt. Sinai. It’s also an ancient harvest holiday that marks the end of the grain harvest.
The Torah portion Naso, like all sections of the Torah, has many layers and many story lines. I zeroed in on one small line because it connects directly with pop culture. This portion contains the priestly blessing. In pop culture