I. We have three Pharaohs in our Torah. The first Pharaoh, less memorable, receives Abraham and Sarah and then sends them away.
As we head into Yom Kippur during one of the most dismal elections of our era, there are a few questions this election has led me to ponder.
What Dennis Prager says in his most recent column is right – liberal Jews, rabbis and laypeople, responded to his piece about the Torah status of transgender Jews with a lot of passion and rhetoric, but without answering his claim.
As we read in last Shabbat\’s Torah portion, Jacob left Canaan for Paddan-Aram, not knowing whether he would return, asking for divine help.
The Israeli government is set to destroy Umm al-Hiran, a Bedouin village in the Negev, to build a Jewish town in its place, which will be called Hiran.
As we approached Rosh Hashanah last week, we read the double Torah portion called Nitzavim-Vayelekh, which includes the verse, \”Life and death I set before you, the blessing and the curse. Choose life, in order that you and your seed will live!\” (Deut. 30:19)
“The terrorists are firing rockets from schools, from mosques, from hospitals, from heavily civilian populations. We have to try and are doing our best to minimize civilian casualties. But we cannot give our attackers immunity or impunity.”