Bereishit is the first book of The Five Books Of Moses. It is called the Book Of Creation. This has a double meaning. The first chapter deals with the creation of the world and everything in it. The rest of the book deals with the formation of the Nation of Israel.
Bereishit – Of Darkness And Lightness
בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ First, God created the Heavens and the Earth. As if it was an answer to a question, the first Book of Moses, Bereishit (Genesis), begins with a series of events way too enormous for us to fathom. The Author of these books used metaphors and imagery that we […]