PARSHAH (WEEKLY TORAH)
Who was Elazar (Eleazar) the High Priest?
His father was Aaron (the first High Priest) and his son was Pinchas (who had a Parshah...
By Levi Avtzon
DAILY DOSE OF WISDOM
There is a certain madness to this idea of talking to G‑d, of saying “You” to the Ground of...
By Tzvi Freeman
The Silly Bird and the Wily Fox: Two Purim Parables
The Midrash gives a parable for the story of Haman’s plot against the Jews...
The Origins of the Gragger: Why We Boo Haman
Rabbi David Abudraham (14th century, Spain) writes that there had been an earlier custom for...
by Yehuda Shurpin