Parshas Va’eira: Gratitude to the Nile?
What does it mean to be asked for forgiveness and to say no? What does it mean? What does it mean when someone begs you to absolve them of their wrongdoings, and you exercise your power to deny them that absolution? What does it mean when someone owes you a debt, and you refuse them […]
Parshas Vayigash: Yosef’s Dramatic Reunion with His Brothers
I think I speak for most people when I say that if someone tried to kill me, or to completely uproot my life by selling me to be a slave, I would long for revenge. If the opportunity arose, I would likely not be inclined to be so forgiving or kind to the person who threatened […]