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January 1, 1970 Archives

In his masterful book “Sacred Fragments,” Rabbi Neil Gillman explores the question of revelation and asks: What really happened at Sinai? And what does our answer mean about revelation and the value of the Torah? Gillman considers, and rejects, a […]

According to tradition, God gave the people of Israel the Torah at Mount Sinai on Shavuot, the holiday we will celebrate Thursday night through Saturday. There is no way to truly know what–if anything–happened at Mount Sinai. Ultimately, it is […]