Lentil Soup for Parashat Toldot (נזיד עדשים)

Lentil Soup for Parashat Toldot (נזיד עדשים)

Looking for a quick and easy lentil soup to prepare, in honor of the weekly reading? Bereshit chapter 25, verse 34: "And Jacob gave Esau bread and pottage of lentils; and he did eat and drink, and rose up, and went his way." וְיַעֲקֹב נָתַן לְעֵשָׂו לֶחֶם וּנְזִיד...

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Focus on… Weekly Torah Portion

Creation and Shabbat, Part 2

Students learn about the importance of Shabbat in Judaism by analyzing the literary structure of Bereshit 1-2:3. Even though the creation narrative is split into two chapters, it is still one literary unit. The seventh day – a day of rest - is the pinnacle of the six...

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