The Original Jewish-Arabic Peace Deal
Isaac and Ishmael came together to bury their father Abraham. Why did it take so long?
Bargaining With The Judge of the World
Holy chutzpah ain’t just for the ancients.
Those Who Bless Us Are Blessed
An ancient blessing proved true again and again.
Our Edifice Complex
The Tower of Babel may be the most contemporary of all Torah stories.
The Fiery Guards Outside The Garden of Eden
Why are security angels posted outside the Garden of Eden, and what is their connection to Torah?
What Makes Moses So Special?
Moses knew God “face to face.” Can we?
The Lord’s Name Shall Be One
Sukkot is a taste of the Messianic age
What Happened To Jonah Inside The Whale?
Jonah and Yom Kippur – A Fishy Connection
Why The High Priest Thought Hannah Was Drunk
A Holy Mistake In The Rosh Hashanah Liturgy
Knife vs Rock – Rock Wins
Why was the altar in the Temple made from unhewn stones?
Why Follow A Law That Makes No Sense?
The prohibition on mixing wool and linen.
Our Sages Explain “An Eye For An Eye”
How the Rabbis temper strict justice with human mercy.