By Rabbi Zev Farber Ph.D.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The Sum of the Matter
- The Proto-Story of Shechem and Jacob’s Daughter
- The Debasement of Dinah
- Shakespeare Plays on the Questionable Source of Jacob's Wealth
- Non-Gender Equality at Creation: The “Other” Benefits of Partners
- Israel’s History as a Family Narrative
- Allegorizers of Torah and the Story of their Prosecution in Languedoc (1305)
- A Wife for Isaac: From Abraham's Hometown or Family?
- Mitigating the Akedah
- Torah Narratives with Angels Never Actually Happened: Heretical or Sublime?
- Interpreting Circumcision as Purification