Parashat Nasso: Getting the Message
Two linguistic features of this Torah portion remind us of the need to speak carefully even when our message is true.
Understanding the Sotah Ritual
The trial by ordeal prescribed for a woman suspected of infidelity is unparalleled anywhere else in the Torah.
In the Priestly Blessing, Seeing Parenthood’s Trajectory
A prayer for yesterday, today and tomorrow — all in one.
Mistakes Make Great Lessons
Our mistakes teach us what not to do in the future and shine a light on character traits we can improve.
Birkat Kohanim — Blessing of the Priests or of the Community?
How the Priestly Blessing is manifested within the community's needs.