Miketz. Awakening Sensitivity
At the time, they were filled with rage and indignation; now they can begin to "hear" Joseph.
Vayeshev. The Temptation of Joseph
With sexual harrassment so much part of our world, the story of Joseph's seduction by Mrs. Potiphar is a perfect opportunity to discuss this
Vayishlach. The Morality of Violence
A rape and a massacre. Does the Torah defend or villify Simon and Levi's killing at Shchem?
The most vital substances are the most prevalent in nature, because God, in his great wisdom, designed the world to provide the essentials.
Toldot. Does Birth-Order Matter?
Throughout Sefer Bereshit, the firstborn is deflected and rejected. What might we make of this anti-firstborn message?