Monthly Archives: October 2021

Isaac & Yishma’el – in the Torah portion of Va’Yera* – יצחק וישמעאל – בפרשת וירא*

In his book, Resheet, about firsts in the Bible, author Meir Shalev, tells about a visit to a fishermen’s village in the Andaman Sea, between India and Thailand: “Unlike usualy fishermen villages, this village wasn’t situated along the coast, but … Continue reading

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Go to your Self… לך-לך

Abraham was already on route back to the Land, on a family journey that started some years earlier. Why did G-d have to tell him to go? Why does G-d have to intervene? And if G-d has to tell him … Continue reading

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Noah: Encountering 3 brothers – פרשת נח: מפגש עם שלושה אחים

I’m spending the week on an Encounter seminar, learning about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. I don’t like the term conflict; it in itself shapes and frames our thoughts about the issue, but I don’t – yet? – have another. A group … Continue reading

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The Little Prince starts from the Beginning – הנסיך הקטן מתחיל מבראשית

“אני מאמין באל, כמובן”, אני שומעת את המתראיין מסביר כשאני מזפזפת בין התחנות ברמזור, “אבל לא בכל מה שהתורה באה להגיד, על איך נברא העולם וכל זה, זה לא. אין לי צורך בזה כשיש לנו את המדע”. אני רוצה להתקשר … Continue reading

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