These and Those

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Archive: December 2016

Vayishlach: Take Two

Posted on December 15, 2016 by Seth Korelitz

Although we sometimes forget it, the Torah is not just a great religious text, it’s also a great literary text. For instance, the Torah often uses doubling — particularly of words or events — as a narrative technique. We’ll see probably the clearest example of this in the coming weeks, in the story of Joseph. Continue Reading »