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Monday, June 1, 2020

AUTHOR NAME

Salvador Litvak

140 ARTICLES

Table for Five: Shavuot Special Issue

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, on...

Table for Five: Bamidbar

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist The Israelites shall camp each with his standard, under the banners of their ancestral...

Table for Five: Behar-Bechukotai

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist You shall observe My laws and faithfully keep My rules, that you may live...

Douglas Rushkoff: Is Social Media a Needed Tool or a Slow-Motion Bomb?

Cultural commentator Douglas Rushkoff has a unique take on the human condition in the modern world. Technology and culture alienates people from each other,...

Table for Five: Emor

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist He shall not go in where there is any dead body; he shall not...

Table for Five: Acharei Mot-Kedoshim

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist. Speak to the entire community of the children of Israel, and say to them,...

Table for Five: Tazria-Metzora

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist If a man loses the hair of his head and becomes bald, he is clean....

Table for Five: Shemini

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist Now Aaron’s sons Nadav and Avihu each took his fire pan, put fire in it,...

Table for Five: Special Shabbat of Passover

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist And Moses hastened, bowed his head to the ground and prostrated himself, and said: “If...

Table for Five: Passover

One verse, five voices.

Weekly Parsha: Vayikra

One verse five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist When you present an offering of meal baked in the oven, choice flour: unleavened...

Rabbi Shais Taub: How to Find the Truth About Yourself

Rabbi Taub is a prominent Chabad rabbi and an expert in Jewish spirituality and recovery from addiction. With a down-to-earth manner and talent for...

Weekly Parsha: Vayakhel-Pekudei

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist On six days work may be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a...

Weekly Parsha: Ki Tisa

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist The rich shall not pay more and the poor shall not pay less than half a...

Weekly Parsha: Tetzaveh

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist Inside the breast-piece of decision you shall place the Urim and Tumim, so that they are...

Weekly Parsha: Terumah

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist There I will meet with you, and I will impart to you — from above the...

Weekly Parsha: Mishpatim

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist. But if the slave declares, “I love my master, and my wife and children: I do...

Weekly Parsha: Yitro

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, his manservant,...

Weekly Parsha: Beshalach

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist Now Moses’ hands were heavy; so they took a stone and placed it under him,...

Weekly Parsha: Bo

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist I will pass through the land of Egypt on this night, and I will smite every...

Let’s Drop the Needle on New Year’s Eve

I love Los Angeles. It’s a great place to raise kids, a great place to be a Jew and a great place for a kosher...

Weekly Parsha: Va’eira

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist But Moses spoke before the Lord, saying, “Behold, the children of Israel did not hearken to...

Weekly Parsha: Shemot

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist "A new king arose over Egypt, who did not know about Joseph." -Exodus 1:8 Miriam Yerushalmi CEO of...

Weekly Parsha: Vayechi

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist “The Angel who has redeemed me from all harm — Bless the lads. In them...

Weekly Parsha: Vayigash

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist And Joseph said to his brothers, “I am Joseph. Is my father still alive?” but his...

Table for Five: Hanukkah

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist The mitzvah of Hanukkah is that each day the head of the household kindles a light...

Weekly Parsha: Vayishlach

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist Now it came to pass on the third day, when they were in pain, that...

Weekly Parsha: Vayeitzei

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist And he dreamed, and behold! a ladder set up on the ground and its top reached...

Weekly Parsha: Toldot

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist And the youths grew up, and Esau was a man who understood hunting, a man of...

Weekly Parsha: Chayei Sara

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist And Isaac and Ishmael his sons buried him in the Cave of Machpelah in the field...

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