Jewish Journal

  • Black, white and nameless: Parashat Beha’alotecha (Numbers 8:1-12:16)

    by Rabbi Yehuda M. Hausman

    June 3, 2015 | 1:43 pm

    And Miriam spoke, and Aaron, against Moses because of the Cushite woman whom he had married: For he had married a Cushite woman” (Numbers 12:1).


  • The order of tribal sacrifices: Parashat Naso (Numbers 4:21-7:89)

    by Joshua Holo

    May 27, 2015 | 4:16 pm

    The phrase nonoverlapping magisteria (NOMA) sounds complicated and intimidating, but in fact the concept advocated by Stephen J. Gould, the late,...

  • Navigating grief’s wilderness: Parashat Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1-4:20)

    by Rabbi Anne Brener

    May 21, 2015 | 4:26 pm

    “You must make yourself like a wilderness in order to receive the Torah” (Bamidbar Rabbah 19:26).

    This week’s parsha, Bamidbar, begins the Book of the...

  • A walk to remember

    by Rabbi Jocee Hudson, Temple Israel of Hollywood

    May 14, 2015 | 4:33 pm

    Most mornings, I can be found walking the streets of my neighborhood, shoes laced up, with a baseball cap firmly in place. Especially in winter, I see...

  • The Blemished Priest

    by Rabbi Judith HaLevy

    May 7, 2015 | 9:58 pm

    Question: What do Isaac, Jacob and Moses have in common?

    Great wisdom? Beards? Jewish mothers?

    Answer: None of them would have been qualified to...

  • Judge with generosity

    by Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky

    April 30, 2015 | 2:12 am

    “With righteousness shall you judge your fellow.”

    So reads a verse in this morning’s parsha (Leviticus 19:15). The rabbis comment, “From here we...

  • Have You Heard the Latest? Gossip Has a Dark Side

    by Rabbi Dov Fischer

    April 23, 2015 | 12:59 am

    In the second half of this week’s double Torah portion, we encounter a disease that may be called “biblical leprosy.” The stricken person’s skin turns...

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