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The Torah Learning Library of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Category: Sefer Breishit

The Mishkan and the Garden of Eden — Is There Any Way Back?

by Rabbi Jeffrey S. FoxPosted on July 6, 2017

The Ladder Dream: Promises and Missed Opportunities (Hebrew)

by Dr. Yonatan GrossmanPosted on July 6, 2017

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Strangers in the Field — Lessons from the Nameless Characters in Breishit and Ruth

by Rabbi Yonah BermanPosted on July 5, 2017

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Dina, Yosef and the Patriarchal Covenant

by Dr. Devora SteinmetzPosted on July 5, 2017

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Creation and Recreation: From Genesis to Job

by Rabbi Yitzchak EtshalomPosted on July 5, 2017

Covenant, Estrangement, and Return: The Interfacing of The Book of Ruth and the Story of Lot

by Rabbi Avi WeissPosted on July 5, 2017

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Confusion in the Night: Leah, Rachel and the Art of Silence

by Wendy AmsellemPosted on July 5, 2017

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Biblical Prayer: Between Malkizedek and Hannah

by Rabbi David SilberPosted on July 5, 2017

Yaakov: A Bitter Old Man in Pharoh’s Court?

by Dr. Leeor GottliebPosted on December 9, 2016

How a Baby Is Made

by Rabbi Dov LinzerPosted on December 8, 2016

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How is a Baby Made?  More specifically, what determines the future characteristics of the child?  One answer emerges from the story of Yaakov’s breeding of the sheep, an answer that seems to be endorsed by the Talmud: a child’s character is shaped by what the mother and father were thinking and doing at the time of conception.…

The Expulsion of Yishmael: The Problem of a God’s Eye View

by Rabbi Chanoch WaxmanPosted on December 7, 2016

Abraham’s Ninth Test

by Rabbi Francis NatafPosted on December 7, 2016