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Counting the Omer links us to the words of the Psalms: “Number your days so that you may acquire a heart of wisdom.”
Even religious Jews are less educated in religion's broader philosophical underpinnings.
What happened next was a case study in 2022 Twitter, which is filled with political activism, trolls and the constant chance that one wrong move could have major consequences.
What are we meant to commemorate and how does it contribute to spiritual growth between Passover and Shavuot?
A farmer works his land and is sustained by it for six years. On the seventh year, like the one we are in now, he is commanded not to cultivate or work the land.
The concept of impurity was meant to maintain a distance between the hard, painful aspects of life and the lofty and sacred aspects of the Temple.
In this week’s Torah portion, we are told the blasphemer should be put to death (Leviticus 24:16). That words could be fatal was taken very seriously.
This was the first time there were two winners since 2013.