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Tzav: The Eternal Flame Within Us

The ancient Tabernacle featured a ner tamid, a flame perpetually kept lit. What is the eternal flame in our lives? Rabbah Arlene Berger explores. 

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Yad pointer resting on very old Torah scroll
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Hashivenu: A Podcast on Resilience

Rabbi Jessica Rosenberg delves into trauma: how it has informed Jewish experience, ways to cultivate healing and resilience, and how these ideas inform her development of Reset: Spiritual Practice for Social Justice Organizations.

More on Parashat Tzav

Tzav: The Haftarah as Commentary

What do we make of the laws of sacrifice in Parashat Tzav? Rabbi Jonathan Kligler suggests that the associated prophetic reading from Jeremiah provides a compelling perspective.

D'var Torah

The Eternal Flame Within Us All

What is the perpetual fire, the Eternal Light, that the Torah describes? Where can we find it today? 

D'var Torah

The Ascending Heart

What is the relationship between ethics and ritual? Rabbi Jeffrey Schein explores this nexus via Parashat Tzav.

D'var Torah