"Love is strong as death" (Song of Songs 8:6) -- this is the love with which Jacob loved Joseph... "Envy is harsh as the grave" (ibid.) -- this is the envy of the brothers to Joseph. What can love achieve in face of envy?
Noah makes an ark, G-d floods the earth, a dove brings an olive branch, Shem and Japeth drag a blanket, men build a tower and the first Jew is born. Also: The memory of water, solar and lunar time, the art of waiting and the significance of the rainbow... plus dozens of selected readings from the Midrash, Talmud, the Commentaries and the Chassidic masters