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There are few cases in the Torah in which emotions or thoughts are directly demanded. While we are called to increase love and avoid hatred and jealousy, these mitzvot are far outnumbered by commandments on interpersonal and ritual action...

Posted on 31 January 2019, By Natasha Mann

Hearing is remarkable. Philosopher Casper Henderson notes that hearing is the first of our senses to develop in the womb, so that at half its full term size, the acoustic nerves of a foetus are mature enough to discern ‘low sounds’ an...

Posted on 31 January 2019, By Marc Shoffren

The Israelites leave Egypt after the final plague, approach the Sea of Reeds, cross it, and celebrate their freedom. They then come to realise the hardships that freedom can bring, and the changes to their lives that they will need to adj...

Posted on 15 January 2019, By Melanie Kelly