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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeishev-Chanukah 5777


vayeishev-chanukah-5777 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeishev-Chanukah 5777 Shabbos and Chanukah: Extending Miracles into Nature Introduction In this week’s parashah it is said (Bereishis 37:1) vayeishev Yaakov bieretz migurei aviv bieretz Canaan eileh toldos Yaakov Yosef, Yaakov settled in the land of his … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Vayishlach 5777 Inspiration


I once heard someone ask someone, “what are  all these אלופים about at the end of Parashas Vayishlach? Upon hearing the question, I immediately responded, “אלופו של עולם,” a reference to HaShem, the Chief Officer of the world. I have … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Mikeitz-Chanukah 5776


Mikeitz-Chanukah 5776 New Stories Mikeitz-Chanukah 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Mikeitz-Chanukah 5776 Dreams and Opportunities Introduction One of the more fascinating aspects of the recent parshiyos is the fact that some major events occurred through the vehicle of dreams. In Parashas Vayeitzei … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim: Vayeishev 5776


Vayeishev 5776 New Stories Vayeishev 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeishev 5776 Shabbos and Chanukah: Extending Miracles into Nature Introduction In this week’s parashah it is said (Bereishis 37:1) vayeishev Yaakov bieretz migurei aviv bieretz Canaan eileh toldos Yaakov Yosef, Yaakov settled … Continue reading

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Search for it (the flask of oil) and you will find it!


Here is a fascinating remez to Chanukah. First, though, a little introduction. Chanukah falls every year between the parshiyos of Vayeishev and Mikeitz. Vayeishev equals in gematria 318 and Mikeitz equals 230, and the difference between those two numbers is … Continue reading

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