This week on Unorthodox, we’re all about 5778.

Our guest this week is Rabbi Shai Held, president and dean of the continuing education institute Mechon Hadar, and the author of The Heart of Torah, a new two-volume book of essays about each weekly Torah portion. He tells us why he dreaded tackling Leviticus but learned the most from it, explains why he’s optimistic about the future of Judaism, and gives us some useful advice for the new year.

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