Posted in Dvar Torah, on October 27, 2014

Parshat Lech Lecha – Fresh like Bread, Fine like Wine, Rabbi Ari Segal

During the events of Parshat Lech Lecha, our patriarch, Abraham, the father of monotheism, is given wine and bread after a military victory by a righteous leader from Jerusalem.
What is the point of this simple feast? Rabbi Ari Segal, head of school at Shalhevet High School in Los Angeles and a former advisor for Central East and Atlantic Seaboard NCSY, has an answer that connects the foods to the purpose of Torah and Judaism.