The End and the Beginning

delllaroccaBy Roberto Della Rocca*

The annual reunion of the last word of the Torah, “Israel,” with the first word, “Bereshit” (“In the beginning”), constantly reminds us that our work is never finished and that living is a continuous renewal.

*Roberto Della Rocca is a rabbi and the Director of the Education Department at the Union of Italian Jewish Communities.
This article was translated from the Italian by Sabina Muccigrosso and Jazmine Pignatello, students at Muhlenberg College (Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA).