The translation that "God was cross with me" seems most thoughtful and sensitive to the resonance between Hebrew and English.
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Take time to stand and see.
June 30, 2022
This week’s Torah portion, Parshat Nasso relates the ancient and problematic practice of Sotah, in which a husband who experiences a “fit of jealousy” and is “wrought up” (Numbers 5:14)...
June 10, 2022
When an 18-year-old (may his name be blotted out) walked into a gun shop and bought a pair of assault rifles and enough ammunition to create a war zone at an elementary...
May 26, 2022
I was once speaking on a panel at the Pentagon, along with a dozen or so other religious leaders. We were sharing our respective traditions with Pentagon leaders, who in...
May 18, 2022
Scandals involving clergy abound today, from misappropriation of funds to inappropriate personal conduct and outright abuse. Could this week's Torah portion provide guidance about how we might respond?
May 13, 2022
April 21, 2022
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Holding space to acknowledge that this time is like no other.
April 07, 2022
On its website and programs, New York City’s Public Theater prominently features a “Land Acknowledgement” of the sort that is becoming increasingly common among academic, social, and artistic organizations: The...
March 03, 2022
“A contract is a transaction. A covenant is a relationship. A contract is about interests. A covenant is about identity. That is why contracts benefit, but covenants transform.“ In these...