The Torah In Haiku: Bereshit

G-d created us
All B’tzelem Elohim
We should act that way

From Genesis 1:27 – “In the image of G-d (B’tzelem Elohim) man was created; male and female G-d created them”

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About Ed Nickow

Ed Nickow is a teacher and member of the Board of Trustees at Temple Chai, Long Grove, IL. This post is from his blog The Torah in Haiku.

One Response to “The Torah In Haiku: Bereshit”

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    Wonderful! Believe it or not, the Shema is also a perfect haiku!

    A haiku has 5 syllables in the first line, 7 in the second and 5 in the third. I can’t wait to see his blog!

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