If Torah seems “empty” to us, does the fault lie with the Torah or ourselves?
In which we find an variant of “original sin” in rabbinic literature
In one of the most important midrashim relating to learning and development, we see how fools remain foolish and how the insightful can overcome.
In which we find the importance of going to synagogue, and some of its perks
In which we’re warned about lashon hara / slander even when we think it’s deserved
In which we discuss two fundamental yet underappreciated components of “justice” in rabbinic thought
Can the land of Israel get larger?
Aruch Hashulchan in English: Orach Chaim Chapters 242-292 (Laws of Shabbat)
Edited by Rabbi Ilan Segal, Urim Publications, 2021
In which we discuss the consequences of anger and how we might be able to control it.
If you don’t know how to love Him, and don’t know what to do for the deity who is everything, this week’s midrash is here to help.