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In Shemot (40:17) we read that on the first day of the first month of the 2nd year after leaving Egypt, the Mishkan (Tabernacle) was erected, by Moses, and the glory of the Lord filled the Mishkan.  In Talmud Shabbat 87b, Rav Havivi ...

Posted on 12 June 2020, By Mike Fenster
Ki Tisa – The strange and the familiar

Judaism’s sacred texts probe and expose universal human truths, even as they open a window onto an emotional and religious sensibility sometimes far removed from our own. In today’s To...

Posted on 11 March 2020, By Meira Ben-Gad
Rabbi Jonathan’s Purim Message

In a time of anxiety, it is more important than ever to wish each other a good Purim. A brilliant, subtle and disturbing tale of identity politics and cunning, the story of the Megillah embodies the faith that racism, antisemitism and hat...

Posted on 10 March 2020, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg