Monthly Archives: November 2015

In The Beginning… #5 Yitzchak’s Identity PtII – Repetition vs. Revolution (Toldot)

Our class last week focused on the sadder/darker side of Yitzchak’s personality. This week we track the single chapter of Bereishit devoted exclusively to Yitzchak as the active protagonist – ch.26 of Bereishit at the heart of Parshat Toldot. What is … Continue reading

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In The Beginning…#4 – Yitzchak’s Identity ptI – The Crisis

Yitzchak is an anomaly – one of the Avot, and the building blocks of the nation, but with far fewer stories where he is the active character than either his father or his son. In this first shiur on Yitzchak … Continue reading

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