Vulnerability of the Heart and Land

The name of this week’s parasha, Ekev, is kind of a hard word to translate precisely into English. Here are 3 renditions of the first phrase (Deuteronomy 7 verse 12): “And if you do obey these rules and observe them carefully…” (Jewish Publication Society) “And it shall come about in consequence of your heeding these […]

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This Land Is My Land, but Maybe Not Your Land

Personal narrative from an American Jew who thinks of Israel as her second home but may never return because her non-Jewish fiancé is afraid of flying.

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