Does God Offer a Quid Pro Quo? – Eikev
God says, do good and you’ll be rewarded. Why can’t we see it?
The Lord Was Angry With Me Because of You – Va’etchanan
Moses didn’t enter the Promised Land, but his legacy did. Big time.
Moses Opens His Final Sermon With Sharp Words – Devarim
The end of wandering is near, the people stand at the edge of the promised land.
The Original Sanctuary Cities – Matot Masei
God created Cities of Refuge for accidental manslayers.
Again We’re Counting the Jews? Why? – Pinchas
Statistics can easily dehumanize – a census does the opposite.
Was Aaron Guilty By Association? – Chukat Balak
He didn’t speak out.
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.