What Happened to Dinah?

Although we’re a bit beyond the portion, there’s been a lot of social media chatter about Dinah – possibly because ...

The Violation of Dinah; The Violation of our Society

The following is adapted from the drasha (sermon) delivered by Rori Picker Neiss at Bais Abraham Congregation, St Louis, MO ...

The Silence of Dinah and Other Rape Victims

The Bible focuses on Jacob's and his son's reactions, but not on those of the victim herself.

Who Was Dinah?

Dinah's debut is as quick as her disappearance in the Torah.

Ahmadinahasapimadelan

If you are like me, I’m sure you have been losing sleep in anticipation for the Anti-Iran Rally at the ...

Who Was Job’s Wife?

Job’s wife has no name and only a single line in his story, and yet I find her unforgettable — ...

Parashat Vayishlach: Honoring the Best of Jacob

This Torah portion interperses multiple momentous encounters with the divine realm with a series of fraught incidents between humans.

Leah’s Improbable Optimism

The first wife of Jacob endured a loveless marriage, but her story is one of perseverance.

Why Jacob Cursed Two of His Sons

Shimon and Levi get the blame for two tragedies in the patriach's life.

Who Are the Patriarchs and Matriarchs?

The forefathers and foremothers of the Jewish people.