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Haftarah for Ki Tisa

Elijah takes on Ahab and worshippers of Baal.

The Red Heifer

A purification ritual using the ashes of a cow.

Aaron, the High Priest

Moses's brother helped lead the Israelites to freedom.

The Golden Calf

As commonly understood, this biblical narrative condemns the first violation of the prohibition against idolatry--but it's not that simple.

Why Rosh Chodesh is Linked to Women

Women's association with the new moon dates far back in history.