“Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world”
God’s name is absent from the book of Esther. We will discuss the radical implications of this absence. What is the miracle of Purim?
Torah as Poetry? Weekly Parashat HaShavua
In this series we will explore poetic dimensions of the weekly Parsha. What is the quality in the language of the Torah that elicits creative readings, from the time of the Sages to our day? Midrashic and Hassidic readings direct us back to their source in the biblical text and to its power to inspire human depth and religious faith.