What led the Rabbis of the Seder to present Laban as a more diabolical enemy of the Jews than Pharaoh? Erica Brown shows how Laban took advantage of Jacob's insecurities as he arrived empty-handed at Laban's home.
Dr. Eddie Reichman, an ER doctor on the front lines of fighting Coronavirus, and an expert in the history of halakhah and medicine, shares a unique perspective on history of combatting plagues in the Jewish tradition.
Ezra Zuckerman Sivan comments on the story of Zelophehad and his daughters.
Dan Jutan locates a fascinating meta-narrative within Rashi's commentary.
Shlomo Zuckier wonders why the earth opened its mouth for both Korah and Kayin.
Steven Weiner writes on the significance of tears on Tishah Be-Av and how they relate to the thanks of birkat ha-mazon.
A poem on parshat Korach by Zohar Atkins
Ezra Sivan uncovers hidden meaning in what happened and didn't happen during the Israelites' journey in the wilderness.
Tzvi Sinensky explores the Talmudic version of the Roman myth of Narcissus
For Eve Grubin, Bilam's hidden messages is a lesson for the Torah and for life.
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