Tehilla Goldberg
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Once Tisha B’Av departs, we usually sound a collective sigh of relief. Tu B’Av and Shabbat Nachamu follow, and we experience the sense of a transition from evel (mourning) to nechama … more
Political discussion can be frustrating. Especially recently, it seems the conversation has become even more binary than usual. If the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage was not … more
Last Tuesday, we woke up to a different world, to the moment to which history will most likely point an accusing finger. This deal with Iran? It’s a great deal — for Iran, not for the … more
An angel walked among us. Now he is no more. Malachi — My Angel — Rosenfeld was riding in a car with his buddies, on their way home from a basketball meet, when he was shot at by a … more
My first reaction to the latest controversial Meretz-sponsored bill in the Israeli parliament was, mark of Cain. The original meaning of the phrase in Genesis is a sign of safety and protection … more
Columnist Tehilla Goldberg considers how Torah recounts reactions to death, and presents Sheryl Sandberg's extraordinary Facebook post at the end of sheloshim for her husband David Goldberg. more
After  we’ve celebrated Shavuot and commemorated our receiving of Torah, it’s worth remembering that it almost didn’t transpire. In tractate Shabbat 88b, many of the famous … more
It’s interesting to study the haftorahs, the Prophetic scriptures added to weekly Torah readings. If you first scan the portion of the week and then read the haftorah, inevitably there is a … more
When I was a young girl in Israel, Operation Moses came to Israel. I still remember the electric atmosphere that took hold of our country and community. “Kibbutz galuyot,” people kept … more
I keep hearing this phrase: “When the tallest mountain trembles, the smallest mountain comes to help.” As if the friendship between the people of Nepal and the people of Israel was not … more
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