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Reflections – Mattot

For readers who take the Bible seriously, this week’s sedra raises a number of issues – some interesting, some more discomfiting. Let’s look at a few. The sedra starts with the law concerning oaths and vows. The concern here is with...

Posted on 19 July 2014, By Meira Ben-Gad
Reflections – Balak

Reading Bamidbar is a little like watching a TV science fiction series (Doctor Who, Star Trek, or whatever you’d like to substitute); there are some good stories, some mediocre ones, and then every so often an episode comes along which ...

Posted on 5 July 2014, By Marc Shoffren