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Torah Portion: When No Means No

One of the basic principles we learn in the stories of the Torah is that as much as God reaches out to humans and as much as people desire God’s intimacy, actual contact will be disastrous.

Torah Portion: Cherishing Creation

Parshat Tzav: Leviticus 6:1-8:36; Malachi 3:4-24. (Shabbat HaGadol) The intricacies of Temple sacrifice, as described in Parshat Tzav, may seem otherworldly to us. Priests place...

Torah Portion: Hearing Our Calling

Parshat Vayikra: Leviticus 1:1-5:26; Isaiah 43:21-44:23. You may have noticed that the Book of Leviticus is a direct continuation from the Book of Exodus. In Hebrew...

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