Tag Archives: Lavan

Erev Shabbos Kodesh Vayeitzei 5777 Inspiration


After receiving a heavenly vision in a dream, Yaakov is prepared to continue on his journey to the Land of Lavan, his uncle and soon to be his nemesis. It is said (Bereishis 29:1), וַיִּשָּׂא יַעֲקֹב רַגְלָיו וַיֵּלֶךְ אַרְצָה בְנֵי … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeitzei 5777


vayeitzei-5777 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeitzei 5777 Yaakov Subdues Lavan Through Shabbos Introduction In this week’s parashah it is said (Bereishis 29:1-3) vayisa Yaakov raglav vayeilech artzah vnei kedem vayar vehinei beer basadeh vehinei sham shelosha edrei tzon rovtzim aleha ki min … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Re’eh 5776


Re’eh 5776 New Stories Re’eh 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Re’eh 5776 The Need to be Vigilant Throughout the Month of Elul Introduction The month of Elul is approaching. What is required of us in this month of awe? The Medrash (Pirkei … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Inspiration Pesach 5776


As we sit down to the Seder tonight and recline like kings (and queens), we look back in history to the shameful experience of Yaakov putting up with his infamous father-in-law Lavan. The Torah states (Devarim 26:5) אֲרַמִּי אֹבֵד אָבִי, … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Inspiration Vayechi 5776


In this last Parasha of Chumash Bereishis, we discover a new Yaakov. We encounter a Yaakov who is relaxed, content and preparing to leave this world with the knowledge that all of his children are righteous and following in his … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Vayeitzei Inspiration 5776


This week’s Parasha of Vayeitzei has a concurring them of stones. Yaakov takes from the stones of the place where he rests and they fuse into one stone. Subsequent to his dream and HaShem’s promise to him of children and … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim: Vayeitzei 5776


Vayeitzei 5776 New Stories Vayeitzei 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeitzei 5776 Shabbos and Sustenance Introduction In this week’s parashah the Torah relates how Yaakov went to the house of Lavan in search of a wife. Lavan subsequently offered to compensate Yaakov … Continue reading

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