Dreams of Gratitude and Resilience
This year, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah are almost back-to-back. The last time there was a complete overlap was during the ‘Thanksgivvukah’ of 2013; the next time this will happen is in the year 79,811.
Parashat Lech Lecha 2021
She woke up to the faint blue glare, as usual. The silk sheets and down pillows were inviting and she just wanted to burrow down deeper into them, into the comforting oblivion of sleep.
Defying Dichotomies, Beyond Binaries
The charge that the ‘Torah is homophobic’ engages in one important fallacy: it assumes that the Torah is a static text and that our relationship to it is stagnant.
High Holiday Sermons
View Rabbi Hugenholtz’s High Holiday sermons.
The Torah’s Relationship Advice
I propose we look at God’s relationship with humans in the Torah as a model for intimate relationships between humans.
The Exiled Heart
Thousands of miles away from our immediate, local concern, is a country and a region in crisis; in the grips of renewed violence where the horrific count of casualties is rising relentlessly.
The Big Idea
Never was their a more odd pairing of Torah portions than Behar-Bechukotai.
Re-writing and Writing a Torah of Inclusivity
When I scout out the Torah portion for the week, I must admit that I quietly profess faith that the Parashah will render unto me some deeper insight that meets the moment.
Death, Life and Rebirth: The Genius of Leviticus
Contrary to popular opinion, I’m rather a fan of the Torah’s bête noire middle child.