Jacob as a spandex-clad wrestling star and other modern takes on timeless Torah tales make this cycle of plays a delight
When both a father and his offspring are leaders, what’s the most ideal dynamic between them?
They lie. They cheat. The treat their kids terribly. This Father’s Day, be thankful your own dad is such a mensch.
The grueling physical challenge was everything my DNA says I should avoid
Pyromania, authenticity, and more
Jacob, the hero of this week’s parasha, understood what really mattered in life. The Facebook Generation doesn’t.
Jacob struggles with the angel in this week’s parasha. As a new book about an Armenian family’s history shows, we must do the same.
Jacob’s ladder, the subject of this week’s parasha, is a lot like the great video game Minecraft
What Jacob—the hero of this week’s parasha—and the Tea Party can teach us about politics
A haftorah of monarchy and madness
A haftorah of wrongs and fights
Must we learn the lesson only once it’s much too late?
Or, if you’re going to do it, do it right
You may be able to go home again, but do you really want to?
Or, it’s time to give some love to Esau
A burial society’s life lessons
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