"And it happened after these things that God tested Abraham and said to him, 'Abraham.' And he replied, 'Here I am.' "
It is easy to read the narrative of Joseph and his alienation from his family as a tragic tale of missed opportunities in parenting, and brotherly compassion and patience.
Book collectors are often pack-rats that are obsessed with the printed word in all of its manifestations.
In Canada and the U.S., the government has passed new legislation to protect us.
Since the time of Avraham Aveinu, Jews have observed the mitzva of having their sons circumcised on the eighth day after birth.
It was not easy and it took a long time but recently the Hashmonaim community was finally able to celebrate the dedication of a new ambulance with the latest life-saving features.
All Jewish Art depends upon the choice of subject as the primary vehicle to elicit meaning. Style, composition, form and innovation operate in the context of the theme drawn from Jewish texts, commentaries, Midrashim and history. For the artist, that initial choice inevitably influences the artistic agenda of what follows. In the Sarajevo Haggadah, one of the most treasured masterpieces of the Jewish people, the artist's choice of Biblical passages molded the intellectual shape and tone of this 14th Century Catalonian masterpiece.
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/rembrandts-abraham-etchings-at-swann-galleries/2008/05/14/
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