Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Foreign Fire: The boundaries of Spontaneity – Parshat Shemini 5774

For a printable PDF click here: Shemini – A Foreign Fire The tension in any religious experience between rules, boundaries and framework, versus the need for personal expression and spontaneity is a difficult balance to achieve.  Sefer Vayikra expresses this

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Venahafoch Hu: Between the Divine and Human role – Purim 5774

For a printable PDF click here: The Reversal in the Divine -Human relationship -Reflections on Purim If we want to find a paradigm in Tanach for our lives as Jewish people today, we need not look any further than the

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Between the Ideal and the Real – Parshat Vayikra

For a printable PDF click here: Parshat Vayikra – Between the ideal and the real final Sefer Vayikra is a difficult book.  It lacks the stories and excitement found in Bereshit and Shemot.  It seems bereft of any big ideas

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