9780071546195

The Everyday Torah Weekly Reflections and Inspirations

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2008-07-21
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

"Like any classic, the Torah appears in different guises with each rereading. Its infinite layers of meaning and depth offer the opportunity to harvest anew, without any fear of exhausting its supply of wisdom, counsel, andkedushah(holiness). To encounter Torah is to encounter God." --from the IntroductionIn this inspiring collection, Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson illuminates the sacred text at the heart of Jewish spirituality. Enlightening and original,The Everyday Torahbrings the ancient text to life with poignant reflections that will guide to you to a deeper understanding of the Torah, of Judaism, of yourself."Torah goes its weekly way, and we go ours, and do the two paths ever cross? They cross often in many minds and hearts, but when it is Bradley Shavit Artson who provides their point of intersection, the crossroads widens into a town square." --Jack Miles, author ofGod: A Biography"Every page is a joy to read. Many, many readers will treasure this book." --Richard Elliott Friedman, author ofCommentary on the TorahandWho Wrote the Bible?"Rabbi Bradley Artson remains one of the most inviting of modern day teachers of Torah. This book will offer needed guidance and inspiration to all who turn its pages." --Rabbi David Ellenson, Ph.D., president of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

Author Biography

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson is dean and vice president of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies at the American Jewish University. He is the author of five books, serves on the Leadership Council of Conservative Judaism, and speaks frequently for the UJC/Federation communities.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
Genesis: B'raisheet/In the Beginning
B'raisheetp. 2
Noahp. 9
Lekh Lekhap. 15
Va-Yerap. 22
Hayei Sarahp. 29
Toldotp. 36
Va-Yetzep. 43
Va-Yishlachp. 50
Va-Yeshevp. 58
Miketzp. 64
Va-Yigashp. 72
Va-Yehip. 78
Exodus: Sh'mot/Names
Sh'motp. 86
Va-Erap. 94
Bop. 101
Be-Shalahp. 108
Yitrop. 115
Mishpatimp. 123
Terumahp. 129
Tetzavehp. 136
Ki-Tissap. 143
Va-Yakhel/Pekudeip. 151
Leviticus: Va-Yikra/He Called
Va-Yikrap. 160
Tzavp. 167
Sheminip. 174
Tazria/Metzorap. 181
Aharei Mot/Kedoshimp. 188
Emorp. 196
Be-Har/Be-Hukkotaip. 203
Numbers: Be-Midbar/In the Desert
Be-Midbarp. 214
Nasop. 221
Be-Ha'alotekhap. 228
Sh'lah Lekhap. 235
Korahp. 243
Hukkatp. 250
Balakp. 258
Pinhasp. 265
Mattot/Masseip. 272
Deuteronomy: Devarim/Words
Devarimp. 280
Va-Et'hananp. 287
Ekevp. 294
Re'ehp. 301
Shoftimp. 309
Ki-Tetzep. 316
Ki-Tavop. 323
Nitzavim/Va-Yelekhp. 330
Ha'azinup. 338
Ve-Zot Ha-Berakhahp. 345
Glossary of Termsp. 347
Some of the Commentators and Commentaries Influencing: The Everyday Torahp. 358
Indexp. 360
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