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  • Whither the First Born?

    By Rabbi Joel Rembaum

    January 4, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    One can learn a great deal about how not to parent by reading the stories of the dysfunctional matriarchal/patriarchal families that comprise a substantial proportion of the narrative in Genesis. One pattern that generates much pain for the dramatis personae of the first book of...