Telling the Story of Creation Today (Genesis 1:1-6:8)

By Rabbi Arthur GreenHere we are again: parashat Bereshit, the Genesis story. Hang on, folks. The world is about to be created all over again!For more than a century now, Jews have not known quite what to do about creation. Genesis 1 is a lovely story. We enjoy reading it, even chanting aloud, “There was evening and there was morning, the first day… the second day,” and so on. The story leads up to Shabbat, and we retell the last part of it each Friday night as we raise our cup of wine to … [Read more...]