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Decades ago, I was home in my flat when I heard Holly the upstairs neighbours’ dog yelping pitifully, piercingly. There being no human sounds, I let myself in and found Holly not without food or water, neither injured nor ill. Unable to...

Posted on 28 June 2018, By Angela Gluck

I confess I have found it very hard to come to grips with the meaning behind the ritual of the Red Heifer in Parashat Chukat – or even to discover whether there is any meaning that I can come to know. The whole thing is deeply paradoxic...

Posted on 21 June 2018, By Beverly Cohen

Parashat Korach conflates two separate rebellions under the eponymous name of its central character. One is that of the Levites led by Korach, himself a Levite, against the priestly privileges of Aaron; the second rebellion is led by Dath...

Posted on 14 June 2018, By Mehri Niknam