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Posts by Helene Coulter

Conversation with Ron Wolfson-A completion of Small Groups

This was our fifth Small Group’s Discussions. The focus this year was on Professor Ron Wolfson’s book, The Seven Questions You’re Asked in Heaven: Reviewing and Renewing Your Life on Earth. Wolfson teaches Jewish education at the University of Judaism and is a visionary teacher on “Relational Judaism.” The author’s conversational and personal wisdom in…

Word(s) Count: Va’Ethannan

Word(s) Count: Va’Ethannan Why does Moses alter God’s words? Moses prepares the children of the slaves to enter the Promised Land. He repeats the Ten Commandments, but with changes. Exodus 5:1-14 is the immediate account of Mount Sinai. Deuteronomy 5:6-18 is Moses’ retelling. The first seven verses, 103 words are identical with the exception of…