“Shabbat is not merely a commandment; it is a gift that was not given to anyone else.”Read More Shabbat and the Noahide, part VII: Sforno on Exodus 16:29
Are we in need of a savior for the forgiveness of our sins?Read More How will the Jews be saved?
What is the Image of God?Read More VIDEO: THE SOUL OF LIFE: Episode 1 (1:1): What is the Image of God?
Translating against the grain.Read More How iz millit spelt?
וְאַתָּ֤ה בֶן־אָדָם֙ קַח־לְךָ֣ לְבֵנָ֔ה וְנָתַתָּ֥ה אוֹתָ֖הּ לְפָנֶ֑יךָ וְחַקּוֹתָ֥ עָלֶ֛יהָ עִ֖יר אֶת־יְרוּשָׁלִָֽם׃ And you, O mortal, take a brick and put it in front of you, and incise on it a city, Jerusalem. (Ezekiel 4:1, translation from Sefaria) The Hebrew for “brick” is לבנה. That’s how I would have translated it, and that’s how it’s used […]Read More Tile? Shazam!
Ezekiel’s vision through the lense of Rashi.Read More Spread the Word!
An out-of-the-box look at an old puzzle.Read More Splendid, Rashi! Simply Splendid!