Monthly Archives: July 2018

The People of the Journey & the Journey of the People: Matot-Mas’ei

L and I are introduced warmly because “you’re both from Israel! isn’t it wonderful?!” I quickly notice that my Hebrew is too fast for her and that she has an accent I can’t quite place. The hospital worker who made … Continue reading

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From Moses, Pinchas and “The Daughters”, to Joseph

Last Sunday was the 17th of Tammuz, a fast day, which according to tradition, commemorates five calamities which befell the Jewish people on this day: 1. Moses broke the two tablets of stone on Mount Sinai; 2. The daily tamid … Continue reading

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