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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 Vayechi Inspiration 5775


I am always intrigued about the tribe of Dan. We don’t hear much about this tribe, save for Micha’s idol and Shimshon. Yet, Yaakov seems to hope that Shimshon or one of his descendants will be Moshiach. How can this … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Vayigash Inspiration 5775


The Medrash (Bereishis Rabbah 13:2) teaches us that the Jewish People are always praying for the Bais HaMikdash, so we will perpetuate that ideal. In this weeks parasha, Vayigash, we encounter Yehudah entreating Yosef to release their brother Binyomin and … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Vayeishev Inspiration 5775


This week’s parasha is all about ups and downs. Yehudah goes down from his brothers, Yosef goes down to Egypt and then there are the spiritual ups and downs. Yehudah is seduced by Tamar, his former daughter-in-law, and Yosef is … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeishev 5772


שבת טעם החיים וישב תשע”ב Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeishev 5772 Yehudah and Chanukah, Hidden Messages וַיֹּ֗אמֶר מָ֣ה הָֽעֵרָבֹון֮ אֲשֶׁ֣ר אֶתֶּן־לָּךְ֒ וַתֹּ֗אמֶר חֹתָֽמְךָ֙ וּפְתִילֶ֔ךָ וּמַטְּךָ֖ אֲשֶׁ֣ר בְּיָדֶ֑ךָ וַיִּתֶּן־לָּ֛הּ וַיָּבֹ֥א אֵלֶ֖יהָ וַתַּ֥הַר לֹֽו, and he said, “What pledge shall I give you?” … Continue reading

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