On the Parsha in Progress podcast, Abby and Rabbi Dov discuss the trickery and deceptions in this week’s Torah portion
Pondering an alternative to animal-derived parchment for a Torah scroll
I’ve fought for gay rights in the courtroom and have seen same-sex marriage become the law of the land. Despite narrow interpretations, I argue the belief in God is not inimical to the concept of change.
Creating special Torah coverings—often from discarded scraps of fabric—has a long history for Italian women
Female artists reinterpret scripture as part of the exhibit ‘Women of the Book’
Smuggled to Brazil from Germany in 1939, the scroll was donated to Kehilat Shanghai and used during Rosh Hashanah services in the former Ohel Moishe synagogue
Evonne Marzouk, the Orthodox co-founder of a Jewish environmental group, insists the Torah holds us responsible for the earth’s well-being