Pesach and the Struggle for a Perfect Freedom

Click here for a printable PDF version:Pesach 5775 The struggle for a perfect freedom Click here for posters and print outs for Seder (see  pictures) :pesach to put by name plates pesach posters for seder Plato and the world of

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According to the effort is the reward – Parshat Terumah 5775

For a printable PDF version click here:Parshat Terumah 5775   Ben Bag Bag would say: Delve and delve into it, for all is in it; see with it; grow old and worn in it; do not budge from it, for

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Between Law and Revelation, Transcendence and Immanence – Parshat Mishpatim 5775

Parshat Mishpatim 5775  “וְכָל-הָעָם רֹאִים אֶת-הַקּוֹלֹת וְאֶת-הַלַּפִּידִם, וְאֵת קוֹל הַשֹּׁפָר, וְאֶת-הָהָר, עָשֵׁן; וַיַּרְא הָעָם וַיָּנֻעוּ, וַיַּעַמְדוּ מֵרָחֹק” “And all the people saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the voice of the horn, and the mountain smoking; and when the

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Revealing the difference of the ‘Other’ – Parshat Yitro 5775

For a printable PDF version click here:Parshat Yitro – 5775 A Sign of the Times: As I wrote a few weeks ago the events over the last month have not been entirely unsurprising, yet a tidal wave leaves aftershocks and

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On Faith, Doubt and Fundamentalism – Parshat Vaera 5775

For a printable PDF please click here: Pasrhat Vaera 5775 Introduction: Events of the past week Though we have been saying it for years, though we knew there would come a time in the not so distant future that life

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Three Contemporary Thinkers and Moshe’s Encounter at the Bush – Parshat Shemot 5775

For a printable PDF version please click here: Parshat Shemot Three contemporary Thinkers 5775 Three Thinkers There are three twentieth century figures, each a giant in their area of expertise, that present a philosophy of our existence. Martin Buber an

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An Anti-Narrative to ‘Happily Ever After’ – Parshat Vayechi 5775

For a printable PDF Version Click here:  Vayichi – An Anti-narrative to ‘Happily Ever After’ 5775 ‘Happily Ever After’ and The Messianic Vision: It is not an easy time to be living in Israel.  The continuing existential threats from our

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