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  • Women’s commentary offers alternative take on Torah

    By Amy Klein

    October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    In 1992, Cantor Sarah J. Sager was struggling with the biblical story of the binding of Issac when, suddenly, she had an idea.

    "As I thought about the horrifying image of Abraham with his arm uplifted against his son, I suddenly thought about Sarah. For the very first time, it...

  • Bucking the tattoo taboo

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Two years ago, Andy Abrams was startled to notice a 20-something colleague tattooed with the Hebrew word, shechina. The woman hadn't been raised in an observant household, like Abrams: "Yet she not only chose a word heavy with religious meaning, she chose a style of script only found...