The last of the short pieces i wrote for the Midrash class attempted to answer the question (gap) why are men in the old testament gathered to their people, while women are merely mourned? why the different treatments of their passing? Posted in Midrash
The conflict between Isaac & Ishmael is often used to excuse the grudges between Muslims and Christians. A different interpretation of the text provides a different picture, one where war in the Middle East is not perpetual, and where peace is indeed possible. Posted in Midrash
Genesis 34 tells the story of Dinah, her “taking” (rape, in this case), and her brothers’ revenge. The text says “Dinah went out.” What did she do when she went out?
The story is posted in Midrash
Please visit this page. Pages are displayed a the top of the blog. The idea of a page is to keep content on the “front page.” I haven’t figured out how to do the tags for the page, or how to separate posts, hence the link from he blog to the page. If any of you have the tech knowledge to make this easier, I’d welcome your input