The 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. comes in all shapes and modalities, finding us even in the most secular moments of our lives. Beginning in October, in partnership with twelve rabbis from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association, Ritualwell will share a monthly teaching: a Drop of Torah. Below you will find a series of five-minute audio teachings about a secular topic and its connection to Torah, followed by a creative prompt for you to use for deeper engagement in the topic through writing, action or introspection. A new teaching will be added each month. We hope you enjoy!
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