The taming of the shrewd.
The conservative patriarch.
“What’s purple, hangs on the wall, and whistles?”
Lessons on the akeidah from two brain surgeries.
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.