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And so we arrive at the third book of the Torah, originally known as The Book of the Priests for its concern with the rituals that bring us all, not just the Cohanim, closer to God. The early chapters are particularly administrative – n...

Posted on 15 March 2019, By Nick Gendler
The Book of Samuel

Fancy an exciting, fast-moving story about power struggles, with a generous measure of lust, murder, possible homoeroticism, suicides and the occult thrown in for good measure? Rising above the sensationalism, if you are curious as to how...

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A really great sandwich is one where the filling in the middle is a text. Even greater is the kind where the upper and lower layers are also texts. But the greatest of all has multiple texts above and below. In Parashat Pekudei, this club...

Posted on 6 March 2019, By Angela Gluck