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.
Remembering Israel’s fifth president.
This week’s Torah portion offers two separate justifications for Jacob’s long sojourn with his uncle Laban; they point to a tension in his own. . .
Uniquely described in the Bible as “old and contented,” Abraham provides a model for giving way to the next generation that other biblical characters struggle to emulate.