Category: Beshalach

IT’S O.K. TO CRY (PODCAST)

Recently, a mourner at Rabbi Dunner's synagogue told him that she had found herself weeping... Read More

IT’S O.K. TO CRY

One of the hardest aspects of being a pulpit rabbi is bereavement. As a rabbi,... Read More

WHO SANG THE SONG?

The medieval commentator, Rashi, explains that when Moses saw the Red Sea split, and the... Read More

TAKING YOUR OWN SIDE (PODCAST)

Even before the ink has dried, Jewish critics of President Trump's peace proposal for Israel... Read More

TAKING YOUR OWN SIDE

“All Muslims who come in peace will be welcome to visit and pray at the... Read More

THE MYSTERY OF THE FIRST SHABBAT

Sometime in the eighteenth century, a group of Russian-Orthodox Christians revolted against the strict hierarchical... Read More

PHARAOH’S ROLE IN THE EXODUS

The portion of Beshalach begins with a negative introductory word — “vayehi” — and then... Read More

THE CURSE OF ATTENTION SEEKING

Earlier this month, Mahmoud Abbas called together a meeting of the PLO’s Central Council, and... Read More