“The Talmud’s discussion of when it is okay to lie is quite moving.”
Hundreds of women joined Women of the Wall for the group’s monthly Rosh Chodesh service, which included a Torah scroll smuggled in to the women’s section of the Western Wall. Among the some 300 women who assembled for the service on Thursday morning to mark the new Hebrew month of Iyar were those from nine…
Stealing Torah scrolls can be a lucrative business, as the items are highly valuable — they are transcribed by hand on special animal skin and often covered with gold or silver.
Could my devoted student be the same person as the radical who’d surely thought religion was the opiate of the masses, who’d been part of the 1981 Brinks robbery, which left two police officers and a security guard dead and a community shattered?
Adam’s film and essay help us reconsider how autistic experience can enable us to attune to, and support difference and diversity in society.
Prague’s Old-New Synagogue received the fresh batch of Torah scrolls - a first since World War II – from Israel.
In the bible, God is likened to a mother as well as to a father.
Our synagogue’s name, Shir Tikvah, means “Song of Hope.” How could we be a song of hope and turn away people from our doors?
The Kabbalah Coach provides some ancient wisdom on this difficult subject.
Did Mordecai “nurse” Esther? Did Isaiah prophesize that the future kings of Israel would be “nursing” kings?