Central to religious practice, rituals may often seem intentionally obtuse, to the point of irrationality. This, in fact may be their very purpose. By devising rituals that at times seem to make little or no sense to the uninitiated, those who learn to perform the rituals - if not...
Three killed, 9 injured in attack on Colorado Planned Parenthood
Senior Israeli officials fear PA collapse
Alan Gross: Memory of Holocaust survivor relatives got me through prison
At least eight Israeli soldiers wounded in West Bank car attacks
Lone soldiers from North America attend Thanksgiving dinner in Tel Aviv
August 27, 2014 | 6:00 am
July 19, 2007 | 8:00 pm
October 2, 2003 | 8:00 pm
January 18, 2001 | 7:00 pm
After killing an Egyptian taskmaster for nearly beating to death an Israelite slave, Moses, who is introduced in this week's Torah portion, flees for his life. Like so many biblical figures, he escapes to the desert. While there, he encounters something that defies nature: a bush on...