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Sermons from June 2014

Shavuot: A Celebration of God, Torah and Spiritual Genius

God wrote E=MC2. “Einstein,” you say. “Yes, him too.” I once asked my teacher and the editor of the Etz Hayim Bible, “Who wrote the Bible?” “People,” he replied. “And what was the place of God?” I persisted. “God enables genius, whether in Shakespeare, Mozart, or a great scientist. The Torah is a work of spiritual genius.” My teachers in Rabbinical School…