Tag: bible commentary

The Cry of the Downtrodden
The Cry of the Downtrodden

Hillel Mansfield •

35 min read

a thorough examonation of the biblical cry, in order to understand the emotional and existential side of poverty.

‘Welcoming wayfarers is greater than receiving the Divine Presence’
‘Welcoming wayfarers is greater than receiving the Divine Presence’

Noam Samet •

5 min read

The meaning and limitations of Hospitality are a subject for an ongoing discussion, from parshat Vayera to contemporary philosophy. A brief look and the central insights of this discussion, and its implications on the concept of the home.

With God in Quarantine: Biblical Language for 2020
With God in Quarantine: Biblical Language for 2020

Levi Morrow •

5 min read

The biblical paradigm of inside/outside 'the camp' provides a new way for thinking about community and God in 2020

Shavuot: All You Need Is Love?
Shavuot: All You Need Is Love?

Zachary Truboff •

8 min read

Can receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai really be a moment of both fear and love, coercion and freedom?