This week's portion reminds us of our sacred obligations to those who are still languishing in oppression.
The sound of the shofar can mobilize us and help us consider the path ahead.
Of "Second Passover," Rabbi Akiva and adult bat mitzvahs.
The verses recited when the ark (and today the Torah) was carried remind us of our own restless wanderings.
Social justice as a sacred communal obligation
The closer we are to God, the more we are able to put our cravings into perspective.
Being constantly engaged in learning allows us to guard against the pervasive forgetfulness around us.
The specific complaints of the Israelites in the wilderness illustrate their inability to develop mature, adult relationships.
Parashat Beha'alotcha illustrates three paths of achieving meaning in life.
Miriam and Aaron's criticism of Moses, and Miriam's punishment of leprosy teach lessons of sibling and communal responsibility.