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  • The ordeal of the Sotah: Parashat Naso (Numbers 4:21-7:89)

    By Rabbi Anne Brener

    May 15, 2013 | 11:45 am

    In the late ’70s, I carried a beeper when it was my turn to be on call for a rape-victim helpline. One evening I had it clipped to my jacket during a faculty meeting at the community college where I taught. One of my male colleagues saw it and asked, “What’s that?” He addressed me...

  • Resilience: We can learn from our trials

    September 12, 2012 | 2:55 pm

    How life teaches us! We read the wisdom of books and study the lectures of professors and we think we are ready for what life brings us. Armed with our learning, we venture into the world and discover that the formulas of the brain don’t help bind the wounds of the heart.


  • Dear Rabbi

    By Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

    July 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Dear Rabbi,

    My father was in trouble legally -- well, he got two years jail time. He's been in jail for one month now, is slowly but surely trying to cope, but he does have his days. He is Christian and he says he prays a lot. He says he leaves things in the Lord's hands: that I...