Fire is a symbol of persistence and faith, but the embers must be tended.
While Jacob blesses all of his grandchildren at the end of his life, he singles out two in particular as worthy of emulation.
Reveling in uniqueness is wonderful, proclaiming superiority is not.
A little fire and a little magic makes the lighting of Shabbat candles a moment to slow down and see things differently.
Getting ready for the arrival of the Sabbath Queen.
People are complex and multi-faceted, and the way we relate to an infinite God is bound to be too.
The new does not need to deny the old its truth, only to expose new possibilities.
Six verses in Deuteronomy offer timeless lessons on the problem of power.
Despite the incredible human accomplishments over the last two millennia, we don’t have many more tools than Moses had to shape collective behavior.
Does the Torah sometimes prescribe unethical behavior? In a word, yes.
How Parashat Shoftim anticipated the fight over Israel’s judicial system.
The supposed duality of lover and beloved may be mere metaphor.