Why else would he travel north in order to go west?
A bat mitzvah after a massacre.
Contrary to what scholars have claimed, the camels in Genesis are not anachronistic.
Jewish history has not always been characterized by laughter, but in Genesis it evokes the freedom and joy of a life in partnership with God.
And the ephemerality of political correctness.
In his rendering of the banishment of Ishmael, the Torah reading for Rosh Hashanah, Rembrandt reminds us of the bond between Jews and humanity at large.
A literary-midrashic approach.
To know the mind of God we simply need to know what it is to be a parent.
Noah, Haran, and the Torah’s message for those who neither believe nor disbelieve.
How arguing with God became acceptable.