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I am Adonai

In many ways the first commandment is not a command at all. Rather it is a proclamation of who God is and the kind of relationship we have with the divine. God is Adonai, a personal god, in special connection with us as a people. Moreover...

Posted on 5 June 2019, By Rabbi Roni Tabick
Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1925)

If you were able to transport yourself back to an average Jewish home in interwar Germany, and if you were to look at the bookshelves of this Jewish home, the chances are that you’d find, next to the chumash, siddur, and machzor, a copy...

Posted on 24 May 2019, By Michael Mocatta
Behar

As a rabbinical student living in New York City, I was often struck by the fact that non-Jewish politicians understood that the principle of kashrut applied both to the fitness of food and to the fitness of legislation. Listening to the n...

Posted on 24 May 2019, By Rabbi Daniella Kolodny