Monthly Archives: November 2007

Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeishev 5768


Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeishev 5768 Shabbos in the Parashah In this week’s parashah it is said (Bereishis 37:1) vayeishev Yaakov bieretz migurei aviv bieretz Canaan, Yaakov settled in the land of his father’s sojourning, in the land of Canaan. Rashi … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayishlach 5768


Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayishlach 5768 Shabbos in the Parashah In this week’s parashah it is said (Bereishis 32:25) vayivaseir Yaakov livado vayeiavek ish imo ad alos hashachar, Yaakov was left alone and a man wrestled with him until the break … Continue reading

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Vayishlach: The Dust of their feet


The Gemara (Sukkah 40) discusses the harsh punishment that one incurs when he treats the laws of Shemittah lightly. The Gemara uses the term avak shel sheviis, the dust of Shemittah, to refer to the less stringent laws of Shemittah. … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeitzei 5768


Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeitzei 5768 Shabbos in the Parashah In this week’s parashah it is said (Breishis 29:1-3) vayisa Yaakov raglav vayeilech artzah vnei kedem vayar vehinei beer basadeh vehinei sham shelosha edrei tzon rovtzim aleha ki min habeer hahi … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Toldos 5768


Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Toldos 5768 Shabbos in the Parashah In this week’s parashah it is said (Breishis 25:25-26) vayeitzei harishon admoni kulo kiaderes seiar vayikriu shemo Esav veacharei chein yazta achiv viyado ochezes baakeiv Esav vayikra shemo Yaakov viYitzchak ben … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Chaye Sara 5768


Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Chaye Sara 5768 Shabbos in the Parashah In this week’s parashah it is said (Breishis 24:67) vayivieha Yitzchak haohela Sara imo vayikach es Rivka vatehi lo liisha vayehaveha vayinacheim Yitzchak acharei imo, and Yitzchak brought her into … Continue reading

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