You should do business. You should make as much money as you can. But you should do it right. The Torah offers a blueprint for ‘kosher business’ that shows great insight into the nature of commerce – sometimes shocking but always logical. Join Rabbi Gavriel Goldfeder and a warm, welcoming group of learners Fridays at 12:20 -1:00 pm at the IPS building, 1871 Foslom Ave for a class about Torah and the ethics of the marketplace. No need to RSVP. Bring a lunch if you like. $10 suggested donation per class. First class is Friday, 9/3; no class on Friday 9/10 (Rosh HaShanah).
“The Forest of Sadness.” That’s the last stop recorded in the Sinai travel itinerary. What is this strange place? And what pain does it hold, there in the shadows of its trees?
Towards the end of The Book of Numbers, there is a list of 42 places on the Israelite's journey as they hope to enter a new land. It is reminiscent of the wanderings of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers of which there are some 65 million in our world today.