Torah


Go forth: Digging deeper to find our true selves

By Rabbi Douglas Goldhamer, Torah Columnist Torah Portion: Lech Lecha (Genesis 12-17:27) The opening scripture of this week’s Torah portion Lech Lecha, “Go forth from your native land, from your kindred, and from your father’s…



Jewish identities: So many ways to be human

By Rabbi Rachel Weiss, Guest Torah Columnist Torah Portion: Breisheet (Genesis 1:1−6:8) This week, we go back to the beginning.  We did our holy rolling to circle the Torah scrolls from end to beginning at…



Happy days: The gates of repentance are still open

By Rabbi Craig Marantz, Torah Columnist Torah Portion: Haazinu (Deuteronomy 32:1–52) Yom Kippur is in the rearview mirror. But the work of teshuvah is not. Finding our better selves; paying attention to what will make…