Masorti Judaism



A famous teaching in Bereshit Rabbah (a midrashic commentary on the Book of Genesis) tells us, “The acts of the fathers; a sign for the children”. This means that every act of our ancestors is a lesson for us and for future...

Posted on 16 November 2017, By Devora Greenberg

There’s a lot of looking and seeing in parashat Vayera. The parashah opens with God appearing to Abraham – “Now God was seen by him [Vayera YHVH elav]” – as he was sitting by the entrance to his tent (Gen. 18:1). In the next...

Posted on 1 November 2017, By Robert Stone
Lech Lecha

Did the Imahot (matriarchs) have a relationship with God?

Posted on 23 October 2017, By Abigail Treu

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