This Passover, Free a Slave: Special CyberTorah from Rabbi Graff

In a week and a half, we will sit at our seder tables and sing, Avadim hayinu, “we were slaves in Egypt,” atah b’nei chorin, “now we are free.” The unfathomable reality, however, is that slavery is more prevalent in our world today than ever before. The UN International Labor Organization estimates that 21 million … Continue reading This Passover, Free a Slave: Special CyberTorah from Rabbi Graff

Purim

A long time ago in a country far far away…. Purim is a genuinely strange holiday. I’m going to focus on only one aspect of its inherent weirdness, the name itself. Purim is the only holiday to celebrate events outside of Israel that affect only a small portion of the Jewish people. As a result, … Continue reading Purim

Torah Commentary by Rabbi David Booth