The Torah tell us that Rachel was beautiful but that Leah had “bleary eyes”?
Rashi says that Yitzchak became blind from the smoke of the idolatrous incense of Eisav’s wives.
Rashi tells us of the years of the life of Sarah: “They were all equally good.” Knowing what we know about all of the ups and downs of Sarah’s life, is it really possible to say that all of her years were equally good?
Undoubtedly, one of the most dramatic events in all of the Bible is the Akeida (binding of Yitzchak as a sacrifice.) Yet after this climactic event, this week’s portion continues with five more verses of a seemingly technical nature.
1. How do you become popular without selling out?
A piece of essential advice for Jewish parents is hidden in the first Rashi of the Torah portion of Noach.
We often think of raising children in terms of disciplining them and reining them in.