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ב"ה

Covenant & Conversation

Nitzavim-Vayelech

The Torah as G-d's Song
To make the Torah live anew, it is not enough to hand it on cognitively – as mere history and law. It must speak to us affectively, emotionally.
What is missing from the Torah, almost inexplicably so given the background against which it is set, is a fixation with death.
Why Be Jewish?
A bat or bar mitzvah is not a “confirmation.” It involves no voluntary acceptance of Jewish identity. That choice took place more than three thousand years ago.