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Much has been made of the challenge to Moses in this week’s parashah: “Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Kushite woman he had married: ‘He married a Kushite woman!’” (Num. 12:1). The commentators offer a surpri...

Posted on 31 May 2018, By Rabbi Adam Zagoria-Moffet
Being and Becoming

For years, my wife Susanna and I have struggled at classical concerts. She was a professional musician for many years, so a concert that I, with my untrained ear, can sit blissfully through, she might not experience as so relaxing. She mi...

Posted on 24 May 2018, By Rabbi Joel Levy

Does the Torah recommend asceticism, or does it advise that we take pleasure in our bodily lives? This question has been debated amongst our rabbis for millennia, and there is perhaps no figure who represents that tension better than the ...

Posted on 24 May 2018, By Natasha Mann