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The Birth of Hope (Bechukotai 5779)

This week we read the Tochecha, the terrifying curses warning of what would happen to Israel if it betrayed its Divine mission We read a prophecy of history gone wrong If Israel loses its way spiritually, say the curses, it will lose physically, economically, and politically also The nation will experience defeat and disaster It will forfeit its freedom and its land The people will go... Read more

Evolution or Revolution? (Behar 5779)

There are, it is sometimes said, no controlled experiments in history. Every society, every age, and every set of circumstances … Read more

Three Versions of Shabbat (Emor 5779)

There is something unique about the way Parshat Emor speaks about Shabbat. It calls it a mo’ed and a mikra … Read more