The irony of hate | Opinion Typically, I try to keep politics off of the pulpit. I believe the job of clergy is to help people deepen their relationship with God, and I recommend only that everyone act ethically and become active and involved in their political passions.
Angels and Dreams | Torah Portion “A dream which is not interpreted is like a letter which is not read” (Bavli, Berachot 55a). This week’s Torah reading begins with the dramatic image of Jacob, having just departed for Haran, having one of the most famous dreams in religious history: “And he dreamt, and behold!
Torah portion: Darkness will become light | Torah Portion “Had I not fallen, I could not have arisen; had I not sat in the darkness, He would not have been a light for me.” – Midrash Tehillim This week’s portion is the beginning of the Book of Deuteronomy, which is read immediately before the holiday […]