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He clearly isn’t angry, but how has he responded to their apology?

The Baal Haturim suggests that this is intended to be ironic, poetic justice. He was not the first to use this expression – it had been used y read more »
by Rabbi Eli Mansour

In the beginning of Parashat Vayehi, Yaakob summons Yosef shortly before his death and has him make an oath promising to bring his remains back to Eretz Yisrael for burial. Yaakob here asks his son to perform “Hesed Ve’emet” read more »
by Rabbi Yaaqob Menashe

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Rabbi Shafier from Shmuz

Radio Show: It deals with some compelling issues in the community. There also, few calls in questions that brought up some interesting topics. Enjoy. read more »
By Ariel Bar Tzadok

"The staff shall not depart from Yehuda, nor the scepter from between his feet, until Shiloh comes, and the obedience of the people be his."
(Bereshit 49,10)

In this week's parasha, Ya'aqov Avinu blesses his sons bef read more »
Reuben and Judah: A Psychological Profile

by: Rabbi YY Jacobson

Summary of essay: Each of us is called to lead, in one shape or another. We are leaders in our families, companies, and communities; some of are given an opportunity to influence read more »
by Rabbi Frand

Yaakov asked his son Yosef to "do for me a kindness and a truth. Do not bury me in Egypt." [Bereshis 47: 29]. Rash"i on this verse cites a very famous statement of our Sages: "Kindness that is done with the deceased is called read more »
What's the first thing you see when you walk into a person's house or
apartment?

That depends, of course, on how the house is decorated as well as their
own personal taste and style.

Sometimes the first thing you'll see are flowers.

So read more »
Note: The Shabbos Torah Reading is divided into 7 sections. Each section is called an Aliya [literally: Go up] since for each Aliya, one person "goes up" to make a bracha [blessing] on the Torah Reading.

1st Aliya: In the year 2255, Yakov was 1 read more »
When Yaacov died, his sons came to Yosef their brother and the concept
of lashon hora surfaces as one of the lights of this week's Sedra.[1]
As lashon hora is one of the most seductive of temptations it is
important to both know the structure an read more »
And Yaakov lived." (47:28)

QUESTION: Why does the parshah which discusses the death of
Yaakov start with the words vayechi Yaakov - "And Yaakov lived"?

ANSWER: The word "vayechi" - "And he lived" - has the numerical value
of 3 read more »
by Rabbi Ya'aqob Menashe

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"And the days of Jacob... were one hundred and forty seven years" (Bereshith 47:28). The number of letters in the Pasuq (verse) of Shema' Yisrael and Baruch Sh read more »
Our parashah opens: "Yaakov lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years; and the days of Yaakov -- the years of his life -- were one hundred forty-seven years." Why does the Torah point out how long Yaakov lived in Egypt? [The question is heightene read more »


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