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From Servitude to Servant-hood: Shabbat Behar-Behukotai 5778 (2018)

May 11, 2018


Bob Dylan’s mid-70’s albums – most notably ‘Blood on the Tracks’ – anchored the soundtrack of my adolescence. That a Jewish kid from Hibbing, Minnesota became the poetic and protest [...]

‘To Bring People Close…’ – Shabbat Ha-Gadol – Parshat Tzav 5778 (2018)

March 23, 2018


We’re a pretty divided lot. By ‘we’ I mean Americans, and also Jews, and also American Jews. In each realm, the divisions are deep and well known. Fox or MSNBC, [...]

Missing the Mark: Shabbat Vayikra – Ha’Hodesh – Rosh Hodesh Nisan 5778 (2018)

March 16, 2018


A rather unsettling war story in the Book of Judges describes a crack squad of left-handed soldiers with the boast that “every one of them could sling a stone at [...]

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