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Ask a mountaineer why they climb mountains and the clichéd response is “because it’s there.” Not so in the bible where there is always a significant purpose to ascending mountains. Why are mountains important?  In his boo...

Posted on 23 June 2015, By Nick Gendler
Be Betrothed Unto Me…

Question: A traditional Ketubah indicates the status of the bride, who is described either as a virgin, divorcee, convert or widow. What is the proper way to write the Ketubah of a couple who have lived together before their marriage? Wha...

Posted on 17 June 2015, By Rabbi Chaim Weiner

Korach dies because he complains of the elevation of the priests above the people. A similar confrontation between the Catholic hierarchy of King Charles’ reign and the popular revolt by Protestant forces is the subject of Caryl Church...

Posted on 17 June 2015, By Georgia Kaufmann