The Strange Biblical Mandate to Count Weeks

By |2015-04-03T15:12:27-07:00April 3rd, 2015|Thoughts|

  This article appeared in my book “Mysteries of Judaism” where I point out that all the biblical holidays were changed radically by the early Israelites, Pharisees, and later rabbis. The following practice is an example of such a change.  I am repeating it here because the practice will begin this week on the second [...]