And Judah approached Joseph – vayifgash alav. These are the opening words of Parshat Vayigash (Genesis 44:18-47:27) The words describe a profound encounter between two brothers that leads to a breaking of a mask and a reconciliation, but it is not just about the intensity of that moment, but about any deep and authentic encounter that we have in our lives.
"I find that when I’m baking it’s restful and I think that’s one of the most important parts of Shabbat."
Imagine a Shabbat service in an amphitheater overlooking Boulder. Imagine watching birds overhead catching the …