Articles By Nancy Reuben Greenfield

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    Nancy Reuben Greenfield

    Nancy Reuben Greenfield has written three adaptations of the Torah, including an
    interactive family version at www.TiptoeThroughTheTorah.com, and an engaging
    Jewish immigrant novel, The Golden Medina, available on itunes and Amazon.


    • MJL Author Article 20

      Parashat Vayetze

      Jacob flees to his uncle Laban's household and lives there for several years, marrying Laban's daughters, Leah and Rachel, and building a large family.

    • MJL Author Article 21

      Ekev: A Summary of the Parashah

      Moses continues his speech to the Israelites, reminding them to keep God's commandments when they enter the land of Israel.

    • MJL Author Article 22

      Parashat Vayeshev

      Joseph's dreams anger his brothers, who sell him into slavery in Egypt, where he eventually ends up in prison, still interpreting others' dreams.

    • MJL Author Article 23

      Shlah: A Summary of the Parsha

      Moses sends scouts to explore the Land of Israel; ten of them convince the people that it will be too difficult to conquer the land; God responds to their lack of confidence by punishing them with 40 years of wandering in the wilderness.

    • MJL Author Article 24

      Emor: A Summary of the Parashah

      God gives Moses a series of laws specific to the priests; God then instructs Moses to tell the people about the festivals in addition to laws of blasphemy and murder.

    • MJL Author Article 25

      Vayikra: A Summary of the Parashah

      God commands Moses regarding various types of offerings: under what circumstances they should be offered, and what they should consist of.

    • MJL Author Article 26

      Yitro: A Summary of the Parashah

      Jethro, Moses' father-in-law suggests a system for establishing lower courts to settle disputes; God speaks the Ten Commandments to the Children of Israel amidst fire, smoke, and the sound of the shofar.

    • MJL Author Article 27

      Ki Tavo: A Summary of the Parashah

      Moses instructs the Israelites regarding the first fruit offering; Moses then lists the blessings for keeping the commandments and the punishments for disobeying them.

    • MJL Author Article 28

      Parashat Vayera

      Three guests arrive at Abraham and Sarah's tent. They inform Abraham that God will give the elderly Sarah a child. The prophecy comes true, and they name their son Isaac.

    • MJL Author Article 29

      Mattot: A Summary of the Parsha

      Moses describes the laws of oaths; the Israelites battle the Midianites; the tribes of Reuben and Gad request to dwell outside of the Land of Israel.


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