image of geologic layers representing four levels of Torah interpretation, with text that says "drilling through the pshat, remez, derash, gematriot and sod to gain deep meaning of a Torah verse is hard work. Using literal interpretation to justify division and judgement rather than to love cheapens Torah and does harm to humanity."

Nasso: On PaRDeS and Speaking Out Against Judgmental Literalism

Part of an ongoing series that explores Torah through an ethic…