Category Archives: Parshat HaShavuah

Noah’s Flood: Outer Landscape and Inner World

An ancient sage and a modern poet, each named Yehuda, give different life to the images of the biblical flood story. The terrain of the flooded world reminded the 4th century sage, Rabbi Yehuda ben Simon, of Psalm 36:7:  Your … Continue reading

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Conversation of Sages and Singers

Modern Hebrew poets and ancient sages could have rich conversations on their shared themes.  They weave on a common loom warped with an ancient language and a legacy of images.  Sages and singers have much to say to one another … Continue reading

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