Telling and Retelling

Why does Moses repeat the history of Israelite people on the eve of crossing into the promised land?

You Shall Be Joyful

The Torah seems to command us to be happy, but are our feelings within our control?

The Purpose of Kashrut

Kashrut reminds us again and again that Jewish spirituality is inseparable from the physical.

Seeds of Peace

How Parashat Re'eh illuminates the necessity of peace for growth of a nation.

Lessons for Former Slaves

How can people who have worked to regain their freedom enslave their brothers?