Get Your Plots in Order
Abraham had to search for a grave when Sarah died. Our family was luckier.
How to Visit the Sick When You Can’t Visit the Sick
The biblical source of the commandment of bikkur cholim offers a clue.
Why We Start the Amidah By Blessing the Patriarchs
Opening this primary prayer by invoking our ancestors emphasizes that our relationships with our parents is a model for our relationship with God.
Faith Took Abraham Far — Love Took Him Even Farther
The first Jew is widely regarded as a man of faith, but he was also a man of deep love.
What Does It Mean To Be A Blessing?
Blessings are not meant to flow into us, but rather to flow through us.
Violence Against Women
Parashat Vayera offers many instances of abuse towards female biblical characters.
Why Jews By Choice are Sons of Abraham and Daughters of Sarah
When called to the Torah, converts get a special lineage.