Parashat Lekh Lekha (Genesis 12:1–17:27)

This parashah’s unfamiliar ground to me, as unlike Creation and the Great Deluge, this section of Torah is new to me. 12:10–20: It’s really not clear to me how Abram could have come to the conclusion that deception was necessary here. Did the Egyptians have a reputation, or is this just xenophobia? 13:1–13: There’s not […]