Jacob and Laban: How Not to Do Healthcare

This week I wrote the "Torah from T'ruah"--a reflection on the weekly Torah portion for T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights. T'ruah is an organization that is doing important social justice work, and I am proud to be counted among their chaverim (partners) Click here to read the post on their website. A few …

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Torah from T’ruah: Parashat Tzav

I was honored to write the weekly d'var Torah for T'ruah, an organization dedicated to connecting Jewish tradition and the issue of universal human rights. Here it is on the T'ruah website. I've put it below as well. Torah from T'ruah: Tzav A few weeks ago I sat in a hearing room of the Washington …

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This Shabbat as part of our Torah reading cycle we read the end of Genesis, which concludes the story of Joseph and his brothers. Joseph has reconciled with his brothers and reunited with his father, and now everyone is settled in the land of Egypt, having moved down from Canaan in search of opportunity, and …

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