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On the Spirituality of the Amidah

The editors of the Siddur Otzar Hatefillot (A Treasury of Prayers), published in Vilna 1914 prefaced their compendious work with an impassioned introduction. They described how, after the destruction of the Temple, Ezra, the Elders and Pr...

Posted on 13 July 2018, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg

In Mattot-Masei, we learn of Zelophehad’s daughters and their successful inheritance claim on property in the Promised Land. The story has all the trappings of a proto-feminist Biblical footnote, a fact substantiated by the sisters’ r...

Posted on 13 July 2018, By Chloe Julius