Reading Torah Through Grief
What is God's role in moving through life to death?
Although we might think of the Torah as being about the past, detailing the origins of the cosmos, the planet ...
We aren’t expected to pull ourselves up without help.
Many of the moments we once took for granted can be appreciated as miracles if we only stop to notice.
Judaism provides for the liminal, confusing period of grief with a series of stages.
Twice in the final verses of Parashat Re’eh, we are commanded to rejoice. And in both cases, the “we’” is ...
There is much we can learn from Moses' advice to the Israelites at the edge of the Promised Land.
Life is not simple, and prayer is more than just pleading.
This week’s Torah portion, Devarim, is always read on the Shabbat prior to Tisha B’Av, the fast day commemorating the ...
This Torah portion focuses on teachings and transmissions through generations.
Talking about the death and burial of those who came before us can also make it a bit easier to talk about the mortality of those close to us.
In Parashat Korach, we learn about a rebellion by Korach and 250 other community leaders who accuse Moses and Aaron ...
What is this generation of Israelites to do in the face of a collective terminal diagnosis?
In Parashat Beha’alotcha, God tells Moses to instruct the Israelites to offer the Passover sacrifice on the 14th day of ...
Giving ourselves time to grieve can lead us to a place where we feel God’s blessings.