Barnea Levi Selavan resides in Jerusalem’s Old City, teeming 24/7 with Jews again since the 6 Day War, which was 50 years ago this week. As a rabbi, archaeologist, tour guide and co-director of Foundation Stone, he speaks with Eve on the physical tensions of daily life and the intellectual and spiritual tension inherent in reconciling Tanach and science. Or not.
Biblical critics are coming around to accepting ancient narratives; Torah scholars are understanding the physical context of our textual times. The return of Jewish sovereignty and presence in the Land is good news for the world.
Hashem brought His people home. Celebrate with us!