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What Would Moses Say?

In the Babylonian Talmud (M'nachot 29b) there is a wonderful midrash1 in which Moses is depicted as watching God sitting and writing crowns (embellishments that look a bit like

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What Makes a Seder a Seder?
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Jessica Rosenthal

As I read Robert Tornberg's d'var, I couldn't help but be reminded of a question I asked in graduate school: If one of our goals is to remain rooted in our traditional texts, can

Emor

How have men and women today inherited the roles and activities of the ancient priests?

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Baking Holiness
Davar Acher By: 
Samuel M. Cohon

Each week my wife, a professor of British literature and Women's Studies, bakes challah.

Emor

How have men and women today inherited the roles and activities of the ancient priests?

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Baking Holiness
Davar Acher By: 
Samuel M. Cohon

Each week my wife, a professor of British literature and Women's Studies, bakes challah.

Priests, Men, and Women

How have men and women today inherited the roles and activities of the ancient priests?

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Baking Holiness
Davar Acher By: 
Samuel M. Cohon

Each week my wife, a professor of British literature and Women's Studies, bakes challah.

A Wrestling Match for the Ages

"Ladies and gentlemen, let's get ready to rumble!

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Kicking Up Some Dust
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Cy Stanway

Rabbi Kadden's excellent d'var Torah reflects one of the realities of Jewish thought that seem puzzling to many who are not familiar with, and seem not to understand, Jewish thought.

Tearing a Hole in Being

At the end of Parashat Emor, a disturbing incident is related. In the heat of a fight, a man curses God and is stoned to death for blasphemy (Leviticus 24:10-23).

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Just a Little Time
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David A. Lipper

This week's parashah opens with detailed guidelines regarding the holiness of priests and sacrifices.

How Do We Make God Holy?

The point of being Jewish is to have a relationship with God.

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Performing the Mitzvot that Make God Holy
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Peter Kessler

Rabbi Rooks Rapport presents some very significant questions when he asks, "How Do We Make God Holy?" At the end of his d'var Torah, he makes the connection between our repairing the broke

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