Even Those Who Are Supported By Tithes Must Tithe – Korach
Thank you, God, for obligating me to give away 10% of my income!
The Spies Who Condemned Us to 40 Years in the Desert – Sh’lach
Who were Moses’ spies and why were they so bad at their job?
Did Moses Give God a Command?! – Beha’alotecha
Our journeys through life may result in reaching various destinations, but they are incomplete if we don’t call out to God along the way. Here’s why… Table for Five: Beha’alotecha Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist So it was, …
The Waters of the Sotah – Nasso
The suspected adulteress undergoes a trial with a hidden dimension.
What Did Ezekiel See? – Shavuot Special Issue
Words fall short in capturing prophecy, but mystical poetry may help…
When Jews Gathered By Their Flags – Bamidbar
Jewish identity can and must be simultaneously national, tribal, and familial.
Give It A Rest – Behar-Bechukotai
Lest we think security springs from our hard work alone…
Not Even For His Mother or Father – Emor
A crucial lesson for all from the obligations of the High Priest
You Shall Be Holy For I Am Holy – Acharei Mot-Kedoshim
How can I possibly be holy if I don’t know what holiness is?
The Spiritual Side of Baldness – Tazria-Metzora
If baldness is good, why can’t I take a razor to my head?
When No Answer Is The Only Answer – Shemini
Aaron lost two sons and God did not explain why.
Stiff-Necked and Proud of It! – Passover Shabbat
Did God forgive the the sin of the Jewish people despite our stiff-neckedness or because of it?