For the first time, by flipping the genders of each character, I felt that this ancient story was speaking to me directly.
Abby Stein is a proud Jewish woman. But growing up, she didn’t feel that Judaism had a space for people like her.
I began to appreciate how intricate the system of sacrifice was and how, in its own way, it was designed to respond to critical human needs.
‘Clubhouse and Judaism go together like peanut butter and chocolate,’ says Rabbi David Wolpe, who teaches Torah on the audio-only networking app.
I love you no matter what, but don’t give up your past so easily.
“Just the common occurrence of a former star member of the @Phillies telling me that this week’s parsha is Vayeitzei,” Jake Tapper tweeted.
In Jewish tradition, this is a story about hospitality, not sex.
“People are really seeking Torah that speaks to that intense amount of anxiety that people are experiencing.”
Without free will, human goodness is worth little.
Moses instructed us to “circumcise our hearts” and find compassion for those outside our inner circle.