Rabbi Dorothy A. Richman is the Rabbi Martin Ballonoff Memorial Rabbi-in-Residence at Berkeley Hillel.
The power of "Amen."
How can people who have worked to regain their freedom enslave their brothers?
Primo Levi's poem gives us new insights into the Shema.
All people must know that they have value.
There is more than one meaning behind the counting in Bamidbar.
We must learn to offer hand-ups instead of hand-outs.
The sacrificial system teaches that coming nearer to God requires coming nearer to each other.
Following the example of the High Priest's bands, issue bracelets can raise awareness--the awareness of their wearer.
We can identify with Pharaoh's servants--and this need not make us uncomfortable.
We must use our gifts of wealth, education, and influence to improve conditions for the poor and powerless.