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9th of Av

The Numbers of Those Who Wandered in the Wilderness (Be-Midbar, Numbers 1:1-4:20)

Rabbi Burton L. Visotzky, Ph.D. | Posted 07.22.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Burton L. Visotzky, Ph.D.

As we count the days toward Shavout, the time of receiving the Torah, a time when we stay up all night studying Torah, it behooves all Jews to wrestle with the words of Shavit and Burg as we seek to embody a Torah of empathy.

Come In, Take Your Shoes Off: A New Look at Tisha B'Av

Angela Himsel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Angela Himsel

Let me tell you who I was, or who I believed myself to be, when I came to be built among you. You saw me as a bridge between the earth and heaven, but come closer.