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Tzvi Goldstein

Articles by Tzvi Goldstein

Lifted Hearts With Sumac Tea

Last week, we learned about Rav Hirsch’s exhortation about the machatzis hashekel: “Only he who gives and contributes is counted!” That idea is brought to

A Half Shekel: No More, No Less

After designating the Jewish People as Hashem’s representatives to the rest of humanity, Hashem tasked us with building Him a home, symbolizing our mission of

If You Build It, He Will Come

Let’s say that the previous chapter convinced you. Your focus is on building a Godly abode in this world. What are you supposed to do

Creation 2.0 and 3.0

The Jewish People Last week, we noted that the underlying theme of the creation narrative for both Rav Hirsch and Rav Lichtenstein is the charge

What’s the Goal?

So far, we’ve highlighted the Torah’s description of the Jewish people as Hashem’s army, explored three aspects of such a description, and provided two examples

Soldiers With and Without Uniforms

Newsies In the previous two articles, we presented the sources for the perspective of the Jewish people as Hashem’s army, and highlighted three takeaways from

Sourcing the Great Battalion

Last week, I proposed a model for a comprehensive hashkafa, a worldview: that of an army, a Great Battalion. Where does such an idea come