Vulnerability

The spirit of generosity is a spirit of courage

The spirit of generosity is a spirit of courage

Studying Torah in the modern age can be a tricky endeavor sometimes. Engaging with ideas from 3,000 years ago will inevitably lead to a culture clash between our modern sensibilities and those from the Iron Age of the Ancient Near East. 

With stories that touch on the necessity for war, strict hierarchies, and with enough gender insensitivities to fill an entire semester long course for ‘smashing the patriarchy’ it can be very challenging to hang in with the process of talmud torah.

Why watching a baseball game is not a religious experience.

Why watching a baseball game is not a religious experience.

The World Series is soon upon us. With the lead up to these games come the talking-heads pontificating about who they think will likely win it all, car and beer companies producing eye-catching commercials, and street vendors thinking up the designs for their next viral t-shirt.

What this also means is that between October 23–31st there will be millions of people screaming in jubilation or crying in intense anguish.

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