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In Parshat Vayishlach (Genesis 32:4-36:43) we learn about one of the most controversial and upsetting stories in the Bible: the rape of Dina. Let’s put ourselves into the mindset of the secondary characters – Jacob, Simeon and Levi – and see how this story fits into the grand narrative of the Book of Genesis. Join us as we try to tackle this story with the respect and understanding it deserves.

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Rabbi David Fohrman is the dean of Aleph Beta Academy. He has taught at Johns Hopkins University, and was a lead writer and editor for ArtScroll's Talmud translation project. Aleph Beta creates videos to help people experience Torah in way that is relevant and meaningful to them. for more videos, visit:


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