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Summer 2022 - Is the Torah for Us?

Issue highlights:

To Have and to Hold — Rabbi Dr. Adam Chalom reflects on how the Torah was and is used in two humanistic Jewish Congregations.

Torah as Myth — Rabbi Jonathan Cohen shares an excerpt from the introduction to his upcoming book, Torah as Myth.

Women in the Bible — Rabbi Dr. Jodi Kornfeld introduces us to the women of the Bible and helps us to remember their stories.

Understanding Ancient Texts — Rabbi Jeffrey Falick suggests that what we are liable to think about the Bible “ain’t necessarily so.”

Jews for a Secular Democracy of Michigan — An exciting event on the Separation of Church and State consisting of a panel including an Orthodox, Conservative and Reform Rabbi, and moderated by Michigan Director Nomi Joyrich launches programming in Michigan.

Also, Community News, The Torah-less B Mitzvah by Isabel Kaplan of the City Congregation of New York, an excerpt from Rabbi Dr. Tzemah Yoreh’s book, Why Abraham Murdered Isaac, and more!

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