Bereishit: Cain and the Temptation of Blame


What happens when life is unfair? Do we work to improve ourselves, or do we blame, or even lash out at others? In this week’s Pardes from Jerusalem podcast on Parshat Bereishit, Rabbi Alex Israel discusses this question which is at the root of the story of Cain and Abel.

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About Alex Israel

Alex teaches Bible at Pardes and is the Director of the Community Education Program and the Summer Program. Alex was born and raised in London. He holds degrees from London School of Economics, the Institute of Education London and Bar-Ilan University. Alex studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion under Rav Aharon Lichtenstein and Rav Yehudah Amital, and gained Rabbinic ordination from the Israeli Rabbinate. Click here to read more.

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