27 May 2016

Download a printer friendly version here. Behar 5776: Words and Weapons “Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom.” — Benjamin Franklin Perashat Behar is well known for its presentation of the shemita (sabbatical) and yobel (jubilee) cycles in the national calendar. These cycles were to be periods of pause from…

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20 May 2016

Download a printer friendly version here. Emor 5776: Divine Humanities There was never any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.  — Robert Frost As is the case with the book of Leviticus, there is much in the material presented that is far removed from…

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