The message of this week’s Torah portion, B’chukotai, is straightforward.
This week’s parsha, Behar, places the Israelites, renewed from their freedom from Egyptian enslavement, at Mount Sinai.
When you are 5½-years-old, your half-birthday is a big event.
Without a doubt, Kedoshim, our Torah portion for this Shabbat, is so full of wisdom and faith.
Is there really an “after” in this life?
What do you remember most vividly about your earliest seder experience?
Of all the great seder experiences I have had, the year that sticks in my mind is 2006.
We are approaching Pesach, and Jewish tradition marks the approach with a special Haftarah.
They used to come into my office when I handed the b’nai mitzvah students the Torah portion of Tazriah, and I could see disappointment.
There is nothing more horrific than losing a child.