Seven Minute Torah

Pinchas: Zealotry, Extremism, and ”Covenant of Peace” (A Conversation with Rabbi Stacey Blank)

July 19, 2022

A conversation with Rabbi Stacey Blank: Pinchas is a parashah about extremism. What do we do with the Torah's apparent celebration of a violent act, and how can that reading of the text inform the ways we deal with religious extremism in our own society? Plus, we talk about Jerusalem, about liberal Judaism in Israel, and about feminine language in prayer.

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