Sivan Says: Taking the Torah Personally

Chukat

On Parashat Chukat, follow Miriam

July 10, 2024
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Today’s episode, on Parashat Chukat, is full of heifers, and snakes, and curses, and blessings. It’s also full of goodbyes, to some of our holy book’s holiest heroes. This week, Sivan tells us, it’s Miriam’s time to shine. She explains that after 40 years of tough desert wandering, so close yet so far to entering the promised land, Miriam’s song, dance, and prayer inspired others, with hope, optimism, and faith. But how was Miriam able to maintain this positivity without seeing the way out of darkness? And how can you yourself keep the faith like Miriam did, even through ups and downs? Listen to find out.

Sivan Says: Taking the Torah Personally
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On Parashat Chukat, follow Miriam
July 10, 2024
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Sivan Rahav-Meir is a leading Israeli journalist, media personality and Torah scholar. You can sign up for her The Daily Thought WhatsApp group, where Sivan sends small insights about Judaism and current affairs.

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