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Why Abel and not Cain?

The Midrash (Bereishis Rabbah 22:5) explains that Cain brought the leftovers to G-d as an offering: And Kayin brought from the fruit of the land an offering [mincha] to God (Gen. 4:3) - from the ...
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Why Abel and not Cain?

Some insight on the matter, due to Rabbi Joseph Albo, from 15th-century Spain, is that before the Flood people believed humans and animals were on the same level. Therefore, they believed that they, ...

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