By Scott Shay
Reading The Book Of Jonah — Through The Eyes Of Schrödinger
Late this Saturday afternoon on Yom Kippur, many Jews will be sitting in synagogue listening to the chanting of the Book of Jonah. We will be tired, hungry, thirsty, and perhaps even irritable. At this point, many will be tempted to take a snooze – or dream of the break-fast that awaits — during this…
If You Only Read One Chapter Of The Bible, Read This
In synagogues around the world on April 1, the annual Torah reading cycle will turn to the book of Leviticus. I am looking forward to it. Few synagogue goers or Bible readers seem to share my enthusiasm. Not that the Bible is usually boring. Over the past few months in synagogues, we read Genesis’s highly…
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