Inner Stream

Why Are Jewish Holidays Pegged to the Agricultural Cycle?
On the face of it, the connection between our festivals and the seasons they are in is tenuous. The festivals celebrate miraculous events, while the seasons during which they fall appear to be coincidental.
The Six Year Bondsman
On the mystical significance of the "Hebrew Slave"
If you strike your slave's eye or tooth, the Torah decrees, the slave goes free. What relavence does this law have in a society that has abandoned the practice of slavery?
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