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Without an interest in fashion, food or furniture you’d be forgiven for dismissing this sedra as one of those tedious tracts describing long disused rituals. Details of the priestly vestments and preparation of the sacrifices seem a lon...

Posted on 17 February 2016, By Nick Gendler
Conservative Judaism Today and Tomorrow

Community Covenant requires community: vital and caring face-to-face communities that are the building blocks of the global community, linking Jews across the generations and around the world. The task of building, maintaining, and transf...

Posted on 10 February 2016, By Professor Arnold Eisen

Gift-giving is the most primitive form of economic exchange.  Claude Levi-Strauss posited the notion that culture emerged at the point when two warring tribes offered their sisters as “gifts”, exchanging sisters instead of swords and...

Posted on 10 February 2016, By Georgia Kaufmann