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  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parshat Pinchas with Rabbi Annie Tucker

    By Shmuel Rosner

    July 10, 2015 | 3:58 am

    Our guest this week is Rabbi Annie Tucker, leader of the Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah in Wilmette, Illinois. Rabbi Tucker graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where she majored in Psychology and Jewish Studies. A Wexner Graduate Fellow, she received a master’s...

  • Torah portion: Fundamental rights, Parashat Pinchas (Numbers 25:10-30:1)

    July 8, 2015 | 1:29 pm

    I recently returned home from the Union for Reform Judaism’s Camp Newman in Santa Rosa, where I made a tallit for my youngest daughter to wear when she becomes a bat mitzvah next year. While I was busy with dyes and paints in Northern California, however, Israel’s Minister of...

  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Pinchas with Rabbi Roberto Arbib

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 28, 2013 | 8:08 am

    Our special guest today is Rabbi Roberto Arbib, founder and Educational Director of Tel Aviv's Neve Schechter Center. Rabbi Arbib made Aliya in 1959 from Italy. In 1978 he began rabbinical studies and graduated from the Schechter Rabbinical Seminary in 1991. He also holds a B.A. in...

  • Finding balance

    By Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

    July 11, 2012 | 11:25 am

    Popularized by Harry Belafonte in one generation and by the Grateful Dead in another, the song “Man Smart (Woman Smarter)” comes to mind for me as we read Parashat Pinchas, which contains the transformative and important story of the daughters of Zelophechad. Starting in biblical...

  • Words and Listening,  Parashat Pinchas (Numbers 25:10-30:1)

    June 29, 2010 | 11:20 pm

    It’s not unusual for people to respond with anger and a desire to stop the words or actions of those who seem to undermine what they hold dear. UC Irvine’s
    Muslim Student Union received a one-year suspension for what the university deemed was a planned disruption of a speech on...

  • Wordless Lessons

    By Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein

    July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The proverbial apple may not fall far from the tree. Often, though, the question is: which tree?

    The Torah portion opens by tracing Pinchas' lineage back to his paternal grandfather, Moses' brother, Aaron. Pinchas, it will be recalled from last week's reading, dramatically put an end...

  • Moses: A Neglectful Parent?

    By Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky

    July 1, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Can you name the sons of Moses? You're probably in good company if you can't. The fact of the matter is that other than their names, the Torah tells us virtually nothing about them. Their deeds and destiny are unknown.

    What accounts for this? How do the children of so central a...