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Bereshit

Parsha

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Bereshit

1.       The Creation of Man

 

2.       The World Rebels 

 

3.       The Decline Of Man – Structure Of Parashat Bereshit

 

4.       Snake Charming! The Seduction of Eve

 

 

Noach

1.       Nimrod – Builder or Destroyer?

 

2.       Noach And Moshe – A Midrashic Comparison

 

3.       Destruction and Recreation: Noah in the Garden of Eden

 

 

Lech Lecha

1.       The Faith of Abraham – Why is Avraham's background missing from the Torah?

 

2.       Abraham's Journey

 

3.       Beit El and Hebron – New place, New challenge

 

4.       Creating History: Maaseh Avot Siman Lebanim

 

5.       Two Covenants

 

 

Vayera

1.       Laughter

 

2.       Angels, Reality, Hospitality

 

3.       Hospitality: Avraham vs. Lot

 

 

Chayei Sarah

1.       The Legacy of Sarah - The structure of Parashat Chayei Sarah

 

2.       Yitzchak and Rivka: A study of Opposites

3.       Isaac's "conversation"

 

 

Toldot

1.       Birth Rights: Does the Firstborn Matter?

 

2.       Yitzchak – His secret strength.

 

3.       Was Yitzchak Poor?

 

 

Vayetze

1.       Rachel And Leah – Rival Forces

 

 

2.       Which Yeshiva did Yaakov Attend? (blog)

3.       Yaakov Stoned! (blog)

 

Vayishlach

1.       Yaakov Struggles

 

2.       Reuven's Sin – Peshat And Drash

 

3.      Events of the Past – Lessons of Today / Maaseh Avot Siman Lebanim

 

 

Vayeshev

1.       Joseph's Dreams: Fantasy or Ideology?

Vayeshev/Channuka

2.       Joseph – Between Cultures

 

3.       Turbulence And Tranquility

 

 

Miketz

1.       The Joseph Story: Transformation Of A Family

 

2.       Yehuda's Responsibility

 

 

Vayigash

1.       Jacob's Descent To Egypt

 

2.       Joseph's Wagons – Midrashic Echoes

 

3.       Joseph's Economic Policy

 

4.       Tears of Reunion - podcast / sourcesheet [Hebrew]

 

Vayechi

1.       The Blessings Of The Tribes: Blessing? Curses? Or what?

 

2.       The Two stories of the Burial Of Jacob

 

3.       Jacob's Critical Lessons For Exile.

4.       Scars of Enmity

 

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