Articles By Nancy Reuben Greenfield

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    Nancy Reuben Greenfield

    Nancy Reuben Greenfield has written three adaptations of the Torah, including an
    interactive family version at www.TiptoeThroughTheTorah.com, and an engaging
    Jewish immigrant novel, The Golden Medina, available on itunes and Amazon.


    • MJL Author Article 30

      Shlah: A Summary of the Parsha

      Moses sends scouts to explore the Land of Israel; ten of them convince the people that it will be too difficult to conquer the land; God responds to their lack of confidence by punishing them with 40 years of wandering in the wilderness.

    • MJL Author Article 31

      Emor: A Summary of the Parashah

      God gives Moses a series of laws specific to the priests; God then instructs Moses to tell the people about the festivals in addition to laws of blasphemy and murder.

    • MJL Author Article 32

      Vayikra: A Summary of the Parashah

      God commands Moses regarding various types of offerings: under what circumstances they should be offered, and what they should consist of.

    • MJL Author Article 33

      Yitro: A Summary of the Parashah

      Jethro, Moses' father-in-law suggests a system for establishing lower courts to settle disputes; God speaks the Ten Commandments to the Children of Israel amidst fire, smoke, and the sound of the shofar.

    • MJL Author Article 34

      Ki Tavo: A Summary of the Parashah

      Moses instructs the Israelites regarding the first fruit offering; Moses then lists the blessings for keeping the commandments and the punishments for disobeying them.

    • MJL Author Article 35

      Parashat Vayera

      Three guests arrive at Abraham and Sarah's tent. They inform Abraham that God will give the elderly Sarah a child. The prophecy comes true, and they name their son Isaac.

    • MJL Author Article 36

      Mattot: A Summary of the Parsha

      Moses describes the laws of oaths; the Israelites battle the Midianites; the tribes of Reuben and Gad request to dwell outside of the Land of Israel.

    • MJL Author Article 37

      Parashat Vayehi

      On his deathbed, Jacob blesses his sons and asks them to bury him in Canaan.

    • MJL Author Article 38

      B'midbar: A Summary of the Parsha

      Moses conducts a census of the Israelites; God describes the unique duties of the Kohath family of priests.

    • MJL Author Article 39

      Metzora: A Summary of the Parashah

      God describes the purification ritual for people and homes afflicted with leprosy; God also instructs Moses and Aaron regarding the laws of the emission of bodily fluids.


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