Bereshith

Torah Reading: Gen. 1:1 [Plaut, p.18/19]

Haftarah: Isaiah 42:5 [Plaut, p. 320/51]

Bereshith offers a majestic account of the creation of the world. Not to be understood literally, the Torah’s understanding of the origins of the universe emphasizes design, awe and the ultimate goodness of existence, a remarkable breakthrough in articulating humanity’s relationship with nature. The Haftarah […]

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