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Torah portion: Wake up!
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April 5, 2011 | 6:09 pm
Author Hillel Halkin, reviewing the Koren Sacks Siddur in the spring 2010 Jewish Review of Books, recounts a charming story that he heard from his father:
“My father, who prayed with great kavanah [concentration] yet was adamant about having no religious beliefs whatsoever …...
April 10, 2008 | 6:00 pmThe traditional English translation for the disease tzora'at that is eponymous with this week's Torah portion, Metzora, is "leprosy."
However, as our commentators explain, biblical leprosy was something very different from the bacterial leprosy of modern times that is attributed to...