moses

Why Jews Hope to Live ‘Until 120’

This common Jewish expression is as much about living well as living long.

Miriam the Prophetess

The sister of Moses and Aaron was an important part of the sibling team that led Israel out of Egypt and through the wilderness.

Passover 2018

The first seder is on Friday, March 30.

Why is Moses Kept Out of the Tabernacle?

How the deepest intimacy can be both binding and freeing.

What Silence Conceals — and Reveals

How a tiny letter dramatically changes the meaning.

Ascending the Mountain

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

Soul Memories

What actually happened at Mount Sinai?

Who Really Hardened Pharaoh’s Heart?

Was God responsible for the Egyptian leader's intransigence?

Stop Making Excuses and Step Up to the Plate

Moses' excuses at the Burning Bush parallel three great human fears.

Shavuot 2017

Everything you need to know about this holiday that celebrates the giving of the Torah.