Emulating Our Multicultural Ancestors
While Jacob blesses all of his grandchildren at the end of his life, he singles out two in particular as worthy of emulation.
Joseph and Judah: From Neo to Post Hasidism
These two biblical brothers embody a tension that lies beneath the whole of Jewish tradition.
The Hidden Meaning of Karpas
The green vegetable dipped in saltwater at the seder alludes to the very beginning of the Israelites' slavery saga.
Descending and Ascending
Joseph's fall and rise teaches us that the last chapter of our story remains to be written.