Jewish Journal

Torah portion: Becoming humans

by Rabbi Shlomo Einhorn

6 days ago

Rabbi Shlomo Einhorn

“Evolution” is an explosive word in a Torah article. I’d like to argue, though, that there is one sense of evolution that is... read full article

  • Torah portion: We all stood at Sinai

    by Rabbi Judith HaLevy

    2 weeks ago

    Bruchim habayim b’shem Adonai

    Blessed are those who come in God’s name

    You are ALL invited to a wedding …

    Judaism is based on the belief that all...

  • Torah portion: The ordinary miracle of the extraordinary

    by Rabbi Paul Kipnes

    3 weeks ago

    We must live in the world of the ordinary. But if we then open our eyes and look — really look — we can glimpse the extraordinary. 

    Moses learned this...

  • Torah portion: The Jewish Black Swan

    by Rabbi Michael Barclay

    January 13, 2016 | 10:45 am

    “Come to Pharaoh, for I have made his heart and the heart of his servants stubborn so that I can put these signs of Mine in his midst; and so that you...

  • Our history of projection: Parashat Va’era (Exodus 6:2-9:35)

    by Joshua Holo

    January 6, 2016 | 3:55 pm

    Reading Torah at face value is fraught with danger and difficulty. Recently, readers of this publication have jumped into the fray around Torah and...

  • Torah portion: The destruction of memory

    by Rabbi Yehuda Hausman

    December 30, 2015 | 9:35 am

    “A new king arose over Egypt, who knew not Joseph. And [Pharaoh] said to his people: Behold, a nation — the Children of Israel — are more numerous and...

  • Torah portion: Securing a Jewish legacy

    by Rabbi Noah Farkas

    December 28, 2015 | 2:56 pm

    What will be our legacy? Every generation asks itself this question. It’s part of aging and looking to bridge past and future. Legacy gives us a sense...

  • Torah portion: A lesson in Joseph’s pain

    by Rabbi Amy Bernstein

    December 16, 2015 | 9:33 am

    In Parashat Vayigash, we witness the intense climax of the Joseph story, a story that begins in familial jealousy and estrangement and ends in empathy...

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