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Torah Portion: Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1-4:20)

What?? Tribes arranged by matriarch?  Indeed!!  This portion we see major strides taken as, a group of patriarchal families and clans, is fashioned into a patriarchal nation!!  Yet, the mothers are honored and incorporated obviously into the layout of the tribes … Continue reading

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Just who do you serve?

About a year ago, while reading John Witte, Jr.’s The Western Case for Monogamy over Polygamy, I came across a quote that rocked my world! Plato’s student Aristotle (384-321 BCE) viewed monogamous marriage as the foundation of the polis. -Witte … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Chayei Sarah (Gen. 23:1-25:18)

We dive into bride price, concubines and western culture in this this portion that is sure to spark some interesting discussions!! Check out Chayei Sarah on our Torah Portion Series page as we continue to explore the foundational parts of … Continue reading

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