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Purim: Inside Out

Purim: Inside Out

Rabbi Steve Greenberg - Purim is about concealment. More specifically, it is about movement from the covert to the overt. There is a sustained tension between what characters are and what they seem to be that moves the plot forward.  It is the careful unraveling of disguises that makes for salvation. The major characters are [more]
Gayness and God

Gayness and God

Parashat Yayishlach - By Rabbi Steve Greenberg - Jacob is returning from Ur to face his brother Esau.   He crosses back over the Yabbok river, and there, finding himself alone, encounters a man who wrestles with him until the morning light. “And Jacob was left by himself [Yaakov levado]; and there a man wrestled with [more]
The Wisdoms of Welcome

The Wisdoms of Welcome

Parashat VaYeira - By Rabbi Steve Greenberg - Three tired and hungry travelers are accosted by an old man. He is running, actually limping toward them. He beseeches them to come back with him and to take some nourishment, some food and drink, to rest their feet for a bit in his home. He prepares [more]