Science Vs. Sabbath?
The environmental destruction intended as a punishment for failing to observe the sabbatical year raises contemporary questions of how to prevent environmental devastation.
Reaching Out To Those In Need
Numerous translators of the Bible understand differently the command to strengthen those that are falling low, but all agree on its importance.
Pursuit Of Happiness
As identified Jews, our speech and actions reflect on our families and the larger Jewish people.
No Food, No Torah; No Torah, No Food
The curses in Bechukotai were actualized during the Holocaust.
Recognizing God’s Presence
When we welcome baby girls into the covenant we allow them to remind us of God's presence in the world.
Lost and Found: From Obsolete Ritual to Personal Responsibility
The complex rules of thanksgiving offering ensured that it enabled the public participation of the broader community in thanking God.