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Hashivenu: A Podcast on Resilience

Singing together can be a profound and powerful experience. In this episode, we speak with Rabbi Jeffrey Summit about the role that music plays both in animating Jewish life and in helping us to cultivate resilience.

Hukat: Reacting to Loss

Reflecting on Aaron's death in this week's Torah portion in context, Rabbah Arlene Berger examines the different models of loss and grief found in the Torah.

Bedside scene - chaplain holding hand of person in red coat
Bedside scene - chaplain holding hand of person in red coat

More on Parashat Hukat

Reacting to Loss

Placing the death of Aaron in this week’s Torah portion in context, Rabbah Arlene Berger examines the different models of loss and grieving found in the Torah. 

D'var Torah

The Well of Tradition and Miriam's Well

As Moses' sister Miriam dies, the people suffer from thirst. The legend of Miriam's well arises from this text, and can be a model for us today. 

D'var Torah

On Being A Paradox Jew

Reflecting on the logical contradictions of this parasha, Rabbi Michael Cohen finds a broader lesson about paradox and consistency. 

D'var Torah