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May 19, 2023

The notion of revelation has within it a belief in an ongoing relationship even through difficult times and betrayal.

May 18, 2023

On Shavuot, we celebrate the giving of the Torah at Sinai. But why were the Jews the ones to receive it?

Mar 29, 2023

Exploring the meaning of Passover from the Mishna to Lurianic kabbalah

Mar 6, 2023

Purim is an amalgam of things forming a tapestry that the rabbinic imagination weaves together – joining narrative with commemoration – in fascinating and curious ways.

Jan 25, 2023

What role do our own values, stories and character play in how we think about Israel?

Jan 16, 2023

A Hasidic teaching suggests that power, rather than bringing about liberation, achieves just the opposite.

Sep 25, 2022

Jennifer Raskas, Yosefa (Fogel) Wruble

Jennifer Raskas illustrates how Moshe’s final series of actions as leader integrate effective strategies of public activism.

Aug 1, 2022

How have Jewish thinkers defined the relationship between the modern Jewish individual, the Jewish people, and the Jewish past?

Aug 1, 2022

How did the rabbis understand the ideal role of work in our lives, the kinds of work that are best, and the relationship between work, rest, and play?

Jul 12, 2022

Examining the biblical verses whose conflicting interpretations led to the splitting of paths between these traditions.

Jun 28, 2022

I cannot come to any conclusion on this issue other than that a woman knows her own body, her own mind, and her own situation.

Jun 9, 2022

Climate change and its punishing effects are here and getting worse, yet Jewish thinking and advocacy on climate change are still stuck in prevention mode.

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The End of Policy Substance in Israel Politics