Dispute and its motivations

By Rabbi Dan LewinParashat Korach One of the relevant questions these days is, can you be friends with someone and nourish the personal relationship although you strongly disagree with their…

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Let’s get a move on

By Rabbi Ariel RackovskyParashat Behaalotecha As we begin yet another graduation season, heads of school, guest speakers and members of the clergy will be offering words of advice to the…

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A census of names

By Cantor Sheri Allen This Shabbat, we begin the fourth book of the Torah, B’midbar, otherwise translated as “in the wilderness.” B’midbar chronicles the next 38 years of the Israelites’…

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The uncomfortable parts of Torah

By Rabbi Charlie Cytron-WalkerParashat Behar-Bechukotai The Torah contains powerful ethical teachings that are celebrated throughout Jewish tradition: Every person was created in God’s image (Genesis 1:27). Love your neighbor as…

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