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Blog Vayishlach 5782

Bereshit 32: 4-36: 43 In this week’s parashah Vayishlach, we read about: Jacob’s message to Esau before finding him; about Jacob’s fight with an angel; the reconciliation of Jacob and Esau; Dina’s dishonor being avenged by her brothers; God blessing Jacob at Bethel; Rachel’s death; Isaac’s death and about the sons of Jacob as well […]

What is our Value as Women?

To watch recording click on the following link:      Today I’d like to address this message to our women. It’s not often that women are highlighted in the Torah, unless they had a unique role. Sarah was one of these, so much so that our sages used her name in the title of this Parashah, […]

“The Power of our Actions”

Blog Vayera 5782 This week’s portion is Vayera “And appeared” וַיֵּרָא. In my opinion, this word can also be understood as “the Divine Presence manifested itself” in a situation, in a moment, and a specific person: Abraham. When we get up in the morning, we recite a beautiful prayer called “Modeh Ani” (I give thanks מודה אני). […]

“Where are you?”

Bereshit 29 Tishrei 5782 When we are children, the only thing we are interested in is today.  When we get older, if we are wise, we realize that we need to face our past before we are able to move on to a healthy future. That’s what the Torah does for us. Before I came back […]