How old is the world – 5,777 years old or 13.7 billion years old?
Answering this question lies in an unlikely source – vintage denim!
What can denim jeans teach us about the age of the universe?
What can jeans teach us about our genes?
Is it a coincidence that Jews invented jeans?
Let us peer into the seams and cuffs of denim, into a fascinating teaching from the Talmud, and into the finely-tailored, hand-sewn words of the lessons learned from this week’s first Torah portion, which speaks about the genesis of the world and is always read right after the rich holiday season.