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  • Amalek Within

    By Rabbi Mordecai Finley

    March 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    What is the origin of evil? Or, more precisely, why do people do evil things?

    We Jews often pose these questions in terms of biblical narratives. Torah is understood as the soul's code of the Jewish people; its characters, images and events are not just historical, they are...

  • Remembering Not to Forget

    By Daniel Bouskila

    March 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    There are two different ways of reminding us that Purim is around the corner. One is the PR method, involving newspaper ads, thousands of fliers and large street banners, usually advertising the upcoming Purim carnivals. The other involves no media or marketing but has existed for...