An unusual juxtaposition in this Torah portion highlights an oft-overlooked piece of observing the major festivals.
Freeing yourself from 'the busy trap'
By and large it is not only the preference for beauty that has spilled into Western culture, but also the equation between beauty and goodness.
Even when times are tough, we still must give.
Regulations for the Zadokite priests.
There are real actions we can take to preserve species diversity.
The Jewish concept of holiness is bound to notions of sacred time and space--and reaching out to those in need.