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    The Wandering Jew – Parshas Toldos

    By: Rabbi Moshe Rockove - 13 November 2015 - 0 Comments

    The Wandering Jew has, through the generations, trekked to the furthest corners of the earth. Although our true homeland is the Land of Israel, the Jew has been forced to find refuge elsewhere throughout our nation’s long history. A significant…

    The Struggle Between Yaakov and Eisav

    By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 20 November 2014 - 0 Comments

    The Founder of Tradition

    By: Rabbi Mayer Erps - 18 November 2014 - 0 Comments

    There are rituals that you may observe being performed by fellow Jews and wonder, ”Why are they doing that?” If asked, some may respond by simply saying, “Tradition.” In all likelihood there’s probably more to it than that, but it…

    Understanding a Blessing

    By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 01 November 2013 - 0 Comments

    This past Sunday, well after midnight, I sat in the study of a young, unassuming and very revered rabbi discussing an issue of importance, when suddenly he turned to me and said, “You will never guess who was sitting in…

    The Miracle of Jewish Continuity- Parshas Toldos

    By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 13 November 2012 - 0 Comments

    In examining the sequence of events leading up to the formation of the Jewish people, one is struck by the unlikelihood that our nation would ever come to be. The Talmud in Yevamos (64a) teaches us that Isaac, Sara, Rebecca,…

    Thanks giving, not just on Thanksgiving Parshas Toldos

    By: Rabbi Gedalia Liebes - 24 November 2011 - 0 Comments

    It all started back in the year 1621. The Pilgrims, who had settled at the Plymouth Plantation, had just had a successful growing season and wanted to express their thanks. The small group of settlers gathered together and celebrated with a harvest feast…

    Zero to Hero Parshas Toldos

    By: Rabbi Gedalia Liebes - 21 November 2011 - 1 Comment

    “He [Yitzchak] smelled the fragrance of his [Yaakov’s] garments, and he blessed him.” (Genesis 27:27) Yitzchak, realizing that he was near the end of his life, decides to bless one of his sons. This blessing would determine which son would…