An indispensable resource for everyone who cares about the Jewish future.
Young people like to be included in the struggle for meaning, for the right questions to ask and the search for tentative answers. This is the book that has been missing from the ever-expanding bookshelf of Torah commentaries a collection of messages on each Torah portion, aimed specifically for teens. It shows them how each Torah portion contains worlds of meaning for them, for what they are going through in their lives, and how they can shape their Jewish identity as they enter adulthood.
This groundbreaking spiritual resource is truly transdenominational including the insights of Jews who identify as Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, Reconstructionist, Renewal, post-denominational and just Jewish. They are rabbis, cantors, educators, authors and cultural personalities.
Torah Commentary: New Insights from Jewish Men on the 54 Weekly Torah Portions, and the best-selling author of Putting God on the Guest List: How to Reclaim the Spiritual Meaning of Your Child s Bar or Bat Mitzvah; For Kids Putting God on Your Guest List: How to Claim the Spiritual Meaning of Your Bar or Bat Mitzvah; and other books