Eric Mendelsohn | Reconstructing Judaism

Eric Mendelsohn

Eric Mendelsohn is a member of Congregation Darchei Noam and was a commentator for the Kol HaNeshamah series of siddurim.

Be Happy!

Eric Mendelsohn reflects on the Torah’s description of the three pilgrimage festivals, and the different varieties of joy associated with each.

D'var Torah

A D'var Torah for Tetzaveh

How do extract meaning from ancient traditions concerning the priesthood? Eric Mendelsohn suggests some possibilities. 

D'var Torah

Jewish Continuity and the origins of "Ben Hur"

How did an obscure Biblical character become a Hollywood star? According to Eric Mendelsohn, that's not even the most interesting thing about the figure of Hur. 

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