Category Archives: Jewish Year

Parashat Beha’alotecha – Study sources

These sources formed the basis of a discussion at the Chaburah on Shabbat afternoon. I first learnt of the ambiguity of Jethro’s status from my teacher Rabbi Sheila Shulman z’tl. From recollection she was very clear about what made most … Continue reading

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Six Texts for Shavuot – Revelation, Identity and Covenant

The pack containing the previous five text studies and the sixth and final in the lead up to Shavuot. Revelation, Identity and Covenant If you’re thinking about a Text 7 – perhaps you could read Levinas’ ‘The Temptation of Temptation‘. … Continue reading

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Pesach to Shavuot 5

Here is the fifth text study for the Omer. Text 5 – Ramban on bShabbat 88a “When they came to the land for the second time…they willingly accepted”.

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