On their first night of freedom, the Israelites saw a cloud from the ground up that was between them and … More Words of Torah: But It Lit the Night
Occasionally something as mundane as a verb tense brings a surprise with it. It can even open a door for … More Words of Torah: How Long Has Pharaoh Refused?
From our tiny corner the vastness looks incomprehensible and tragic. Cruel events pass before our eyes. But moments of good … More Words of Torah: Joseph Sees the Scheme of Things
Most of the time we are blind to the grandeur, unaware of the mystery, dumb to the glory which has … More Words of Torah: Jacob Feels Small
When the Israelites found themselves a forgotten people, making bricks in Egypt, they had long ago lost the light. Enslaved, … More Words of Torah: God in Exile with Us
The Hebrew text surprises us with unusual, sometimes deeply meaningful, phrases. Consider the story of Joseph. His brothers did not … More Words of Torah: Joseph Feels Deeply