Do Women Experience Holiness Differently?
Parashat Kedoshim teaches us the ways to be holy. But do women have a different understanding of what holiness is?
Who Does the Land Belong To?
Behar affirms that the land belongs to God, and the land must be permitted to observe its Sabbaths, too.
Since the destruction of the Temples, Jews have struggled with the enduring meaning and legacy of the sacrificial rites.
Stumbling Blocks of Consumerism
We need to learn to produce, sell, and consume fewer unnecessary products.
The Law of the Farm
This portion teaches us that there are no easy fixes to the complex problems that face our social systems.
Considering Our Food Choices
This portion challenges us to express our most intimate and deeply held values with every mouthful.
From Guilt to Action
The sacrificial system teaches that coming nearer to God requires coming nearer to each other.