In this week’s Torah reading, we see that Dinah goes out “to see.” What does it mean for an individual of one culture or community “to see” someone from another? What can and can’t we see? This is episode 8 in Genesis. Vayishlach is Genesis 32:4-36:43. What follows is Hebrew for verse 34:1, transliteration, andContinue reading “Went Out, To See”
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A Very Long Interval
Please note this is cross-posted to “blog” and to “podcast” so that email subscribers will see it. Apologies for the clunkiness here with what the podcast, which is still new to me.
Then and Now
Today is one for exploring where balance may need tipping: Does the balance some of us enjoy come at the expense of others?
New Ways to Listen and Share
New Audio Archive makes it easy to share the whole megillah, thus far, and to catch up on any missed material. Subscribe at MixCloud or just share this new Archives page.
Did not know Joseph: Adread Resources
Pharaoh did not know Joseph. Shortly thereafter, the Book of Exodus relates attempted genocide.
Did Not Know Joseph: DontMuteDC Resources
Pharaoh “not knowing” Joseph is where the trouble starts, leading very quickly to an attempt to exterminate the People.
Passover and Launching the Count
Rereading Exodus for Joint Liberation: One Job, #DontMuteDC, and “Adread” edition
The Counting Begins
We cannot act effectively if we feel ill-equipped, overwhelmed, hopeless, and isolated. Combat “Blursday syndrome” by counting our days of learning.
The Same Boat?
Today in “Rethinking Exodus,” we explore images from Lead Belly to Bob Marley — in relation to disparities in resources and responses to the Rona/COVID-19.
Vayikra, The Rona/COVID-19, and Mutual Aid
We can learn several important things about this time of coronavirus pandemic, and related upheaval, from the start of this week’s Torah portion (Vayikra, Leviticus 1:1-5:6). Honoring Prior Collective Work The Book of Exodus closes with completion of the mobile worship center, the “Tabernacle,” constructed by the People in the wilderness. This construction takes placeContinue reading “Vayikra, The Rona/COVID-19, and Mutual Aid”