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Rabbi Mimi Feigelson once explained to me how much she agreed with the point of view of one of the modern commentators on the Torah.  The only explanation she could find for their empathy was… that they were standing next to each other...

Posted on 28 September 2016, By Allan Myers
E-had – One and All

The word E-had means ‘one’. In the Jewish tradition ‘one’ is more than just a number. ‘One’ is the core of our religious tradition.  The observant Jew recites the verse of Shema Y’Israel twice each day to affirm our belief ...

Posted on 21 September 2016, By Rabbi Chaim Weiner
Ki Tavo

As I write this I am enjoying the “first fruits” of my garden – nothing is tastier or more succulent than that very first bright red cherry tomato from the greenhouse. Suitably our Parsha, Ki Tavo, begins with the commandments deta...

Posted on 21 September 2016, By Jonny Freedman