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Mandela, Polemics and the Jews

Published on December 30th, 2013 | by Natan Margalit

Click here to read the post on The Many Stories of Passover. Sorry about any inconvenience. I’ve been thinking recently about how polemics can impoverish us. When we engage in polemics — taking two opposite positions,... Read More


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Organic Torah — A New Integration

Published on December 12th, 2013 | by Natan Margalit

Forces of fragmentation are threatening our world, but, under the radar, a new culture of connection is also rising. Organic Torah is about bringing new ideas and strength to this culture of connection.  You can help... Read More


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The Spiral of Return

Published on August 30th, 2013 | by Natan Margalit

A couple of months ago, a New York Times article caught my eye: “Breeding Nutrition out of Food.” (click here to read it). Apparently, before agriculture, veggies were bitter, but they were much more nutritious. We... Read More


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Shmita: The Rhythms of Life

Published on August 6th, 2013 | by Natan Margalit

Natan’s article on Shmita was published on the Sova Project website.  Click the link below to read more! What can we, in our present moment of great environmental, social and economic peril and also enormous and... Read More


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The Mishnah’s Passover Pun

Published on March 21st, 2013 | by Natan Margalit

At the Passover Seder we do a lot of talking and a lot of eating. Over the centuries, the Jewish people have found that this combination of food and talk makes for a great ritual: somewhere... Read More


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