exodus

What Texts Do We Read on Shavuot?

Special scriptural readings for the Festival of Weeks.

Is the Passover Story Eternal?

A debate among the ancient rabbis speaks to a stark difference of opinion about the operation of Jewish memory.

The Oft-Misquoted Catchphrase of the Exodus

'Let My People Go' is only half the equation.

Song(s) of the Sea

Miriam's instinctive song of praise tells us something important about calling out to God.

Passover 2018

The first seder is on Friday, March 30.

Holiness Cannot Be Mass Produced

The artisan is as important as the ingredients used.

Why is Moses Kept Out of the Tabernacle?

How the deepest intimacy can be both binding and freeing.

Ascending the Mountain

The work of covenant involves a lot less feeling and a lot more action.

In Forgiveness, Making Space for the Divine

To forgive is to hold on to the future more tightly than the past.

Released Into Jewish Time

Separateness is not the same as narrowness.