Weekly Torah Commentary

What the Torah Teaches about the Use (and Abuse) of Political Power

“Justice, justice shall you pursue…” (Deut. 16:20) We find this famous biblical aspiration at ...

What Torah Says about Economic Equity

The word “economics” often evokes stock markets, exchange rates, global trade, and unemployment....

“Revelation is Progressive”: Our Responsibility to Live in Pursuit of Holiness

  In this week’s portion, Parashat Eikev, Moses’s great sermon continues with powerful rhetori...

What Torah Requires of Us

If we had to choose only one Torah portion to summarize the entire Torah, which would it be? We'd ha...

How Moses Found His Voice – and How We Can, Too

Our fifth and final book begins by stating, “These are the words that Moses addressed to all Israe...

Out of the Shadows and Beyond the Fear: Zelophehad’s Daughters’ Daughters

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States this year, Rabbi Caro...

Finding Inspiration in the Jewish Women Who Came Before Us

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States this year, Rabbi Caro...

Not All Rebellions Look (or End) Like Korach's Did

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States this year, Rabbi Caro...

Another Miriam Worth Remembering

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States this year, Rabbi Caro...

Promised Land Delayed: Meet the Jewish Suffragist Who Changed History

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States this year, Rabbi Caro...