Rachel & Leah: Being Sisters


Sisterhood is powerful; it’s also powerfully complicated. This unit considers the stunningly complex relationship between two of the most famous sisters in Torah, Rachel and Leah, whose lives were enmeshed from girlhood until death.

Rachel and Leah are made from the same genetic material; they grow up in the same household and marry the same man; yet they move through the world differently and are treated differently by the people around them.

Their story includes the full range of siblinghood: allegiance and struggle, love and resentment, loyalty and betrayal. Which threads of the sisters’ story speak to you?