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  • ...For You Were Strangers in Egypt

    By Rabbi Robin Podolsky

    September 18, 2015 | 1:38 pm

    This Rosh HaShanah, we celebrated the birthday of the world and allowed ourselves to feel the awe and vulnerability that goes with being a creature—mortal, fallible, limited, situated and just grossly imperfect generally.

    This year, in my Rosh HaShanah sermon, I offered some...

  • Is the Exodus Narrative Really That Good?

    By Beit T'shuvah

    March 25, 2013 | 1:58 pm

    By Yeshaia Blakeney

    So today while thinking about what I wanted to write about Passover, this unholy thought popped in my head.  Is the Exodus story even a good story?  I know it must be because it’s the most powerful, climactic, sweeping narrative in all of Torah, but I couldn’t...

  • Exodus ... Cont’d

    By Julie G Fax

    October 18, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Right after Pesach last year, Ziony Zevit got a string of phone calls in Jerusalem, where he was on sabbatical from his position as a professor of biblical literature and Semitic languages at the University of Judaism (UJ).

    "Have you heard?"

    The callers' questions were in reference...