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Parashat Ki Tisa (February 15, 2014)
by Cantor Lori Corrsin

HUMAN BEINGS ALWAYS HAVE YEARNED to know God, to be close to the Divine. We have pondered God’s Being, God’s engagement with the world, and God’s transcendence.

Our finite minds cannot comprehend the wonders of the Infinite, but we know that we are b’tzelem Elohim (made in God’s image) and so can be taught to emulate God. We then may engage in a spiritual life, striving to act as God acts, to be righteous like God in whichever way we are able.

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