What if the TorahThe Five Books of Moses, and the foundation of all of Jewish life and lore. The Torah is considered the heart and soul of the Jewish people, and study of the Torah is a high mitzvah. The Torah itself a scroll that is hand lettered on parchment, elaborately dressed and decorated, and stored in a decorative ark. It is chanted aloud on Mondays, Thursdays, and Shabbat, according to a yearly cycle. Sometimes "Torah" is used as a colloquial term for Jewish learning and narrative in general. had been given to a woman?
Would the laws be different?
If G-d is neither male nor female, why is one given more access? More love?
Or are these discrepancies not from HashemLit. The Name, referring to the ineffable name of God; used as a substitute for any of the more sacred names of God when not speaking in prayer. Particularly used in conversation. but from rabbis who controlled the access, the rituals, the language, the learning… to sanctify their relationship with G-d?
What would it look like if men didn’t pollute the words of G-d?
And I think these thoughts and have ideas but they getA writ of divorce. Traditionally, only a man can grant his wife a get. Liberal Jews have amended this tradition, making divorce more egalitarian. interrupted
Because a baby is crying
Because my husband has a question
And dinner isn’t ready
And now I have these thoughts and more time to contemplate them but
I don’t remember the words
I don’t recall the ideas
And now all my thoughts are always interrupted
What if the Torah had been interpreted by us all instead of just a few?
Would there be more compassion? More understanding?
If G-d is the foundation of our image, why are some excluded? Ignored?
Or is HashemLit. The Name, referring to the ineffable name of God; used as a substitute for any of the more sacred names of God when not speaking in prayer. Particularly used in conversation. not ignoring anyone at all, but we are ignoring others because we control the access, the rituals, the language, the learning… to sanctify our relationship with G-d?
What would it look like if we didn’t restrict access to G-d?
And I think humanity has these thoughts and ideas but gets interrupted
Because we are scared
Because we are insecure
And we are not ready to live as G-d would want
And now we’ve had these thoughts and more time to contemplate them but
We don’t remember the words
We can’t recall the ideas
And now all our thoughts are always self-absorbed
We forgot about the widow and the orphan
We neglected the stranger
And we didn’t leave the corners of our fields for the needy