“Since the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem”, says the Talmud, “prophecy has been taken from prophets and given to fools and children.” In other words, there’s no way of knowing what the future holds. But if I can’t prophesize, I can at least, ask questions. And the questions are more important than the answers, for they can spark important communal conversations.
Read JFN President and CEO Andrés Spokoiny's full article (on page 6) in "The Year of the Mask," a special High Holidays supplement published by the Australia-based Plus61J Media. Edited by Elan Ezrahi, an educator and specialist in Jewish peoplehood and Israel-Diaspora relations, the supplement also includes essays and reflections by Limmud Co-Founder Clive Lawton, OneTable CEO and Co-Founder Aliza Kline, and many others.
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