Tag: history

YU revises history, shmistory.

Nothing restores my faith in the fine institution known as Yeshiva University when they act more like a Yeshiva and less like a University.  This past Rosh Hashanna I had the pleasure to read their latest YU To-Go.  This publication shows me…

Cain and Abel in a new light

The story of Cain and Abel spans only about four psukim in Bereishis, but something tells me that there must have been more to the world’s first murder. Here is some of the subtext as it might have occurred in my family.