Becoming Pure – Parashat Acharei Mot

Why are we talking about Yom Kippur now? This week’s parsha, Acharei Mot gives us the commandments related to observing the Day of Atonement. “And this shall be to you a law for all time: In the [...]

A Fire to Inspire – Parashat Shemini

Parashat Shemini begins with the ordination of Aaron and his sons. Almost without warning or fanfare, they are brought before the entire community, washed with water, dressed up with appropriate [...]

At Home With Strangers – Parashat Vayikra

Who’s coming to your Seder this year? Maybe you’re hosting the family and friends. Maybe even someone new. But the Seder is most complete when we also include others, people who may not otherwise [...]