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Every year, Noam, the Masorti youth movement, engages around 400 young people – both madrichim (leaders) and chanichim (participants). I have been a member since I was nine years old, and as I approach my twenty-fourth birthday, I will ...

Posted on 21 June 2018, By Harry Jacobs
Chukat

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
Korach

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