Moses instructed us to “circumcise our hearts” and find compassion for those outside our inner circle.
We often think of hatred as based on religion or nationality. But it is just as damaging when it begins in individual disputes.
Even during the pandemic, with pressing issues of health and money, appetite is high for Jewish learning.
A woman, presumably a resident of the home, tearfully thanked them.
“Whether a person breaks into a random building, or specifically targets a synagogue, it still has a terribly pernicious effect.”
The Torahs were being stored in the garage in preparation for burial in the synagogue’s cemetery.
“It was a huge innovation in any kind of manuscript production to have this much information on a single page and for it to still make sense.”
“It’s obviously not something that you see appear at a Goodwill store.”
“This loud, bombastic, over-the-top narrative is Torah and also comic books.”
“I do think mutual understanding is vital. At the end you might get a disagreement, but at least it’s informed.”