When a Yeshiva student found a Jew in Yosemite Park, he was asked a bizarre question. But the answer is hidden in this week’s parsha.
Human nature is such that when it comes to public issues, they generally flee from responsibility. But what is the Jewish approach? This Parsha gives us some insight.
Avraham, Yizchak and Yaakov all received similar encouragement from G-d – “Do not fear…” Yet the assuring words seem to come at strange times. Why was that so, and what does it teach us about dealing with our own fears?