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Parashat Noach: Summary

A flood destroys all living creatures, aside from Noah, his family and the animals in their ark.

Genetic Diseases in Traditional Jewish Sources

Rabbinic authorities have always been aware of heredity and genetic disease.

Avoiding Confrontation And Responsibility

Judah's plea to Joseph marks his transition into claiming responsibility and facing the consequences of his actions.

Parashat Vayechi: Summary

On his deathbed, Jacob blesses his sons and asks them to bury him in Canaan.

The Genome Project and Jewish Law

Does the genome project take imitatio dei too far--beyond imitating God, to playing God?

Types of Speech

Types of Jewish Speech. Themes and Theology of Jewish Speech. Jewish Speaking.

Truth and Lies in the Jewish Tradition

Jewish moralist literature sets a high standard of truthtelling, but one not without exceptions.

Parashat Vayeshev: Summary

With a video commentary from BimBam.

Parashat Vayishlach: Summary

With a video commentary from Bim Bam.

Glueckel of Hameln

A unique Jewish woman.

Educating Against Egypt

Through his experiences with his nephew Lot, Abraham learns valuable parenting skills.

Maimonides on the Six Orders of the Mishnah

The sequence of the six orders follows the precedent of Scripture