One of my teachers, Rabbi Burt Visotzky, tells the story of meeting Elijah the Prophet.
Parshat Hukkat The word hukka, or decree, is associated with the word hakikah, or engraving. The Torah is to be in our hearts like an...
Our Torah reading takes its name from its central figure, Korach.
I was 17 when I started wearing tallit katan.
A lot happens in this week’s Parshat Beha’alotcha.
Full disclosure: I love Torah. Deeply. Even at its worst.
It sometimes feels as if we are all b’midbar, in the wilderness.
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.