Beraysheet by David Hartley Mark

What to say about Beraysheet—Genesis? There are two, clearly-delineated versions of the Creation-Story; in particular, the creation of Man and Woman. The first, in Gen. 1, has God creating Man and Woman as equals, at the same time (no rib-story here): And God created Man in His image, in the image of God He created […]

Parsha Bereishit by David Hartley Mark

It had been a long day in my little study, grading papers, preparing midterm reports, and other clerical college work, and I had yet to write any Torah Talk—anything about the Majestic Beginnings of the Universe—God’s Bringing Forth of Light from Chaos (which He had also specially created; there had to be Disorder first, for […]

Online Torah Study: Vayechi 5772

The Story of the Altered Message: Parsha Bereishit

Beraysheet By Rabbi David Mark Fair youth, beneath the trees, thou canst not leave Thy song, nor ever can those trees be bare; Bold Lover, never, never canst thou kiss, Though winning near the goal—yet, do not grieve; She cannot fade, though thou hast not thy bliss, Forever wilt thou love, and she be fair! […]

Dvar Torah on Bereishit

Dvar Torah by Patrick Aleph On Bereishit Download the PDF here.