Open or Closed

Parshat Tzav Leviticus 6:1 -8:36 Religion is meant to be mysterious.  It talks about things you can’t see- like God.  Religion tries to in its best case scenario link people through emotional and communal bonds. Religion lifts up ideals of ethics and morality.  Religion tries to bind a group through ritual and to help us…Read more »

Can You Hear the Call?

Parshat Vayikra Leviticus 1:1 – 5:26 Vayikra means “God called out.” (Lev. 1:1).  With this new book of the Bible, Leviticus, God calls out to Moses.  Exodus ends with the building of the Tabernacle. It has exquisite detail of the design and the construction of the Tabernacle, God’s earthly home. Now God wants to draw…Read more »