Doing God’s Work
Ensuring justice is the means to cast out idol worship and ensure God's presence resides among the people.
Humanity in Wartime
War and peace — and the difficulties with both — are the subjects of Parashat Shoftim.
Separation of Powers
The Torah provides a model for separating religious, judicial, and governing bodies -- to keep power in check.
Judaism possesses the values on which an ecological morality may be grounded.
Engage All Texts
At a time when Jewish influence has increased, how do we approach unethical commandments?
Never Return to Egypt
Resisting the temptation to return, geographically or psychologically, to the site of our bondage.