Being Made Small

We have some very special verses in this week’s Scripture portion (parasha) that I will translate directly from the Hebrew: And Jacob said, “O God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, … Read More

Parashat VaYishlach (And he sent)

Beresheet (Genesis 32: 3 [verse 4 in the Hebrew Bible] to 36:43) In my study of the weekly Scripture portion this past week, I must admit that I have been wrestling with the text and … Read More

Parashat Vayishlach (And He Sent)

Beresheet (Genesis 32: 3 (4 in the Hebrew Bible)-36:43) Has the Lord ever asked you to do something that terrified you, or that seemed bigger than you? In our parasha this week, God commands Jacob … Read More