Eli Rubin reflects on the meaning of revelation, innovation, and history at the giving of the Torah.
Matt Lubin reflects on the holiday of Shavuot.
Ben Lorber reflects on the meaning of ya'aleh ve-yavo.
Batya Hefter explores a Hasidic understanding of “Sinai consciousness” and proposes a way to re-experience it on Shavuot.
Ezra Sivan presents a new analysis of Shabbat and how it throws light on so much more in the Torah.
Rabbi Kenneth Brander, head of Ohr Torah Stone, explores what the daily blessing on Talmud Torah can teach us about how to foster religious continuity.
In advance of Shavuot, Stuart Halpern reviews Reading Ruth, a succinct but poignant new literary commentary on the Book of Ruth, by Leon Kass and his granddaughter Hannah Mandelbaum.
What can a medieval piyut (and famous modern chassidic tune) teach us about people's superiority over angels? Yitzchak Szyf explores how our Shavuot liturgy proclaims man's partnership with God in Torah.
Ezra Zuckerman Sivan examines how the yibbum triangle of Ruth, Tamar, and Lot's daughters teaches us how to rebuild our lives in a time of upheaval.
Jerome Marcus explores understandings of freedom within halakhah and how they relate to Pesah and Shavuot
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