Freeing yourself from 'the busy trap'
The first curse described in this portion hinders our ability to listen — even to ourselves.
Holiness and secrecy are intricately enmeshed in the Torah.
Why is birth nestled between dietary restrictions and skin diseases?
Because asking for forgiveness is a holy act.
How a tiny letter dramatically changes the meaning.
Clothing & Appearance
Body ink is a no-no, but it won't bar you from Jewish life.
We dwell on the land at God's pleasure, always on condition.
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.
Assumptions in Leviticus 18 are in some cases abhorrent to contemporary sensibilities.