“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Balak 5782

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Balak (Numbers 22:2- 25:9) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “God said to Balaam, ‘You shall not go with them; you shall not curse this nation because it is blessed’” (Numbers 22:12) The Balaam/Balak episode in this week’s portion naturally leads us to a discussion of the relationship between God’s will and …

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TOI – Orthodox leader pledges to teach pluralism in response to zealots

Orthodox leader pledges to teach pluralism after zealots overrun egalitarian prayers

Orthodox leader pledges to teach pluralism after zealots overrun egalitarian prayers ‘Thanks to those hoodlums, 5,000 students will all learn about the importance of respecting Reform and Conservative Jews,’ says Rabbi Kenneth Brander of the Ohr Torah Stone network Judah Ari Gross | July 7, 2022   The head of a large network of Modern …

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