The Disaster Gap

Cotzin Burg, Rabbi Miriam
December 2012
Baltimore Jewish Times;12/7/2012, Vol. 329 Issue 6, p54
The article presents the author's views on Jewish theology with reference to a story of Joseph and Jacob. The author states that the rabbis teaches to do even a small mitzvah and by waiting until later to do the right thing in the story, Reuben shows that soon or later can become too easily never. The author also comments on how the story might have been different had Reuben had more than good intentions.


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