Thought on Lamentations

Restoring the Glorious Past Rabbi Evan Hoffman – Congregation Anshe Sholom The penultimate verse of Megillat Eichah is one of the best known Scriptural citations in Hebrew liturgy because it is recited at the conclusion of the Torah service as the curtains of the ark are closed.  “Take us back, O Lord, to Yourself, and

City of Refuge

City of Refuge

Parshat Matot-Masei – פרשת מטות-מסעי August 6, 2016 – ב אב תשע”ו   This essay is sponsored by David Tantleff in memory of his father, Milton Tantleff משה מרדכי בן אהרן; and by Jay Berkowitz in memory of his mother, Miriam Berkowitz מרים בת מאיר.   Seeking Asylum   Numbers 35 sets forth the law of asylum for an...