The Torah is full of metaphor, and in some cases, a metaphor of itself (sounds meta, right?). Being able to see these metaphors and apply them is to go beyond the first level of Torah interpretation. There are four levels of interpreting Scripture: PaRDeS. [Read More…]
In Parashat Terumah, we come across the construction of the Ark of the Covenant, which is semiotically rich with allusion and importance.
HaShem gives us precise details on how to build the Ark, but what is the importance of reading it in our Parashat every year? [Read More…]
In Season 5 of the CW show, Arrow, the (spoilers) Green Arrow is captured and forced to recognize his own sins. He comes to the realization that he has enjoyed killing people and disguised it as a righteous crusade. [Read More…]