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  1. Community Teaching 11-21-2017 - Maurice Harris

    In this Community Learning call from November 21, 2017, Rabbi Maurice Harris talks about the strange way the Torah tells us about Moses’ up-close encounters with God, contradicting itself purposely within the space of nine verses. Two consecutive stories in the Book of Exodus confront us with a crucial paradox about how it is or isn’t possible to encounter the Divine, leaving us as readers with something like an “impossible” mental picture that we may be tempted to try to resolve or to hold as a fruitful paradox.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/spoken-audio/moses-encounters-god

    Posted on: 2017/12/11 - 2:31pm

  2. Sandy Sasso: Art and Biblical Text

    In this Community Teaching call from January 2017, Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso teaches on artists and biblical text as seen through literature, visual art and music.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/spoken-audio/art-and-biblical-text

    Posted on: 2017/12/11 - 2:57pm

  3. Loving the Stranger

    “Loving the stranger” and “welcoming the stranger” are not always equivalent. How can we go out of our way to help those who are unfamiliar to us?

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/evolve-ref/loving-stranger

    Posted on: 2019/11/13 - 7:52pm

  4. Patriotism, Religion and Culture

    “I am a Jew, an American and a humanist—in no specific order.”

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/evolve-ref/patriotism-religion-and-culture

    Posted on: 2019/11/13 - 7:52pm

  5. Beyond the Kingdom: Transforming God Imagery

    A brilliant homily for Rosh Hashanah that queers the biblical texts and suggests that there are many allusions in the Bible to the ambiguous, nonbinary gender identity of God.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/evolve-ref/beyond-kingdom-transforming-god-imagery

    Posted on: 2019/11/13 - 7:52pm

  6. A Brief Primer on Coalitions

    A discussion of how and why coalitions are effective in enacting political change and moving issues forward.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/evolve-ref/brief-primer-coalitions

    Posted on: 2019/11/13 - 7:52pm

  7. Beyond Life Itself: A Letter to My Daughters on the Question of ‘Why Be Jewish’?

    A father explains why he feels Judaism is so important for his daughters: offering them a sense of identity, a source of resilience, worldwide connections, ethical guidance and spiritual wisdom.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/evolve-ref/beyond-life-itself-letter-my-daughters-question-why-be-jewish

    Posted on: 2019/11/13 - 7:52pm

  8. Thoughts on Racism and Antisemitism

    A look at some of the causes of tension and misunderstanding between Jews and Blacks in the United States.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/evolve-ref/thoughts-racism-and-antisemitism

    Posted on: 2019/11/13 - 7:52pm

  9. Thoughts on Racism and Antisemitism

    A look at some of the causes of tension and misunderstanding between Jews and Blacks in the United States.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/evolve-ref/thoughts-racism-and-antisemitism-0

    Posted on: 2019/11/13 - 7:52pm

  10. Witnessing Suffering

    A new interpretation of the story of Lot’s wife: that bearing witness provokes her transformation into the pillar of salt. The question remains: How can we act with compassion and bear witness without becoming paralyzed or fixed?

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/evolve-ref/witnessing-suffering

    Posted on: 2019/11/13 - 7:52pm

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