Dedicated by Jorian Polis Schutz in honor of his parents Stephen and Susan Polis Schutz and all of his ancestors on both sides, including Rabbeinu Shmuel ben Shlomo Falaise ztz''l, known as Sieur Morel.
About This Text
Composed: Talmudic Israel/Babylon, 500 CE
Bereshit Rabbah is a talmudic-era midrash on the Book of Genesis. It covers most of the book (excluding genealogies and similar passages) with verse-by-verse and often word-by-word commentary. Written in Hebrew mixed with Aramaic and occasional Greek words, its style is simple and clear.