When Miriam, Moses’ sister falls ill Moses successful spontaneous prayer helps to heal her. Two questions arise: Why was Moses’ spontaneous prayer successful and how can we incorporate spontaneous prayer into our highly structured worship?
How has the State of Israel emerged as a stable island of freedom while being surrounded by a sea of repressive states? We can find the answer in the Torah.
Inspector Javert beseeches God to help him find the convict Jon Valjean though Valjean has already turned over a new leaf. Should God assist Javert in arresting Valjean?
It is taught that Adam and Eve were exiled from the Garden of Eden for eating the forbidden fruit, but a close reading demonstrates that they were exiled for a subsequent offense. Furthermore, we think of Cain as a murder but if we look closely we see a man who desperately was attempting to draw closer to God. Was Cain able to truly repair his relationship with God after his sin? How can we repair our relationship with God?
Rabbi Steven Saks
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