Wormwood and Self-Examination

(Self justification can lead us down the road from chet to zadon, from carelessness to willful defiance, from rosh to la’anah; September 2018)

(more…)

September 14th, 2018 - Posted in Holidays, Nature in Biblical Metaphor, Yom Kippur | 5 Comments

Jonah and the Castor Bean

(Jonah’s shade plant provides a graphic metaphor for the message of this Biblical book.; August 2015)

(more…)

August 24th, 2015 - Posted in Nature in Biblical Metaphor, Yom Kippur | 4 Comments