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Ki Tisa – The strange and the familiar

Judaism’s sacred texts probe and expose universal human truths, even as they open a window onto an emotional and religious sensibility sometimes far removed from our own. In today’s To...

Posted on 11 March 2020, By Meira Ben-Gad

Vayeshev is the start of a long narrative, stretching over three parashiyot, that we commonly call the Joseph story – though it should more accurately be called the Joseph and Judah story, as Robert Alter pointed out many years ago in h...

Posted on 29 November 2018, By Meira Ben-Gad