The Biblical institution of Sabbatical and Jubilee year - in which the land lies fallow and all debts are forgiven - have a powerful lesson to teach about partnership and relationship, and what happens when we stop trying to control the world around us. An interview with Rabbi Michael Satz.
An interview with Rabbi Evon Yakar of Lake Tahoe, California, about the ethical idea that sits at the centre (both literally and figuratively) of the Torah. Is there anything specifically Jewish about "Love your neighbour?" What does it mean to fulfil those words as a Jew?
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This week's parashah tells two very different stories: one about the death of two priests and one about the rules of keeping kosher. What do these mysterious accounts have to teach us about mindfulness and about thoughtful living?
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The Torah portion for the 7th day of Pesach is probably Judaism's oldest song. It has not only a beautiful melody but an important lesson to teach about gratitude and social justice.
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A conversation with Rabbi Joel Simon of Congregation Schaarei Zedek in Tampa, Florida, about sacrifice and prayer, how the synagogue saved Judaism, and what it all has to do with Covid.
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The story of the Golden Calf is a story of the dangers of acting out of fear. Our fears can bring out the worst in us, but they can also impel us to be our best. We quote the research of Dr. Kelly McGonigal about stress and wellness.