5770 — Bereishit: Cain and Abel

Posted by Neima Novetsky on October 14, 2009
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Bereishit (Genesis), Bereishit, Torah

In this episode Neima Novetsky discusses Cain and Abel from Parashat Bereishit. It is hard not to be intrigued by the first murder in history. This podcast will take a close look at the story of Kain and Abel, trying to understand Kain’s motivations and the universal messages behind the brothers’ narrative.

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About Neima Novetsky

She and her family made aliyah from New York where she founded and directed the Advanced Tanakh Beit Midrash Program at Lincoln Square Synagogue. She has taught at Midreshet Lindenbaum, Midreshet Moriah, the Ma'ayan Institute for Women, and the Princeton University Hillel and has lectured on Biblical topics in various synagogues in both Israel and the USA. She is also a co-founder of a new Tanakh and Parshanut website called 'Al Ha Torah.'

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