By Rabbi Zev Farber Ph.D.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The Sum of the Matter
- Torah in Translation: Rendering the Story of Joseph in English
- Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream: The Revision of Daniel’s Role During Antiochus’ Persecution
- Joseph Interprets Pharaoh’s Dreams — An Israelite Type-922 Folktale
- Why the Joseph Story Portrays Egypt Positively
- Chanukah and the Politics Behind the Maccabean Revolt
- 2 and 4 Maccabees: Evolving Responses to Hellenism
- Why Does the Torah Describe Babies Born Hands First?
- Jacob’s Journey to Mahanaim and Penuel in J and E
- Why Is Esau's Kiss Dotted?
- Did Jacob Meet Yhwh by the Stairway to Heaven in Beth-El?