Societies need both those who champion compromise and those who champion moral clarity.
The creation of the world took seven days, but the translation of the Torah into Greek reads that the world was created in six days. What is the connection to the tabernacle?
What does the 8th commandment prohibit us from stealing?
Was B'nei Yisrael complaining right after being saved at the sea a simple case of "what have you done for me lately" or is there a deeper explanation?
The Mezuzah demonstrates that those who defended slavery on the grounds that the Torah sanctions it were not reading closely enough.
The Mezuzah demonstrated that those who defended slavery on the grounds that the Torah sanctions it were not reading closely enough.
The connection between the Parsha and Haftorah is clear; they both deal with the building of God's house. Yet there is a vital difference in the two holy structures. What is it?
How should you respond to praise?
Why does God favor "good" over "love"?
Why does God emphasize action over belief?
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