Exodus

Your Burning Bush Moment

But God won’t take no for an answer...

For Passover and the Exodus, Think Rivers, Not Seas

With a river one is able to see the other side, and so the potential for crossing over to a new life is attainable.

Sleep to Dream, Dream to Plan, Plan to Act

This winter vacation, I slept more than I had in recent memory. Heading to Upstate New York with my wife ...

Holocaust Remembrance: Particular or Universal?

This evening begins Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is a day set aside to remember the experience of the ...

Passover, Shabbat and Rat Poison – Poisoning Ourselves With the Poison Used Against Us

This year the first day of Passover fell on Shabbat. Can we find a deeper connection between Shabbat and Passover?Perhaps we ...

Freedom From and Freedom To

Tonight marks the beginning of Passover. Jews ask over the world will gather to celebrate zman cheirutenu, the season of ...

The Project of Leadership

Most people find this section (the final chapters of Exodus and first few chapters of Leviticus) of the Torah pretty ...

Navigating Jewish and American Slavery Narratives

As Jews, we know about the power of narrative. The slavery narrative presented in the Book of Exodus and retold ...

Five Stages of Soul

Simchat Torah: a day for reading — and connecting — the beginning and end of the Torah.The Torah begins with ...

Time to End the Hate Song

We find ourselves living at an interesting time on a couple of levels. Having just participated in two wonderful Seders ...