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    Why Doesn’t the Torah Mention the Afterlife – Parshas Vayechi

    By: Rabbi Dovid Gross - 13 January 2017 - Comments Off on Why Doesn’t the Torah Mention the Afterlife – Parshas Vayechi

    Everyone knows this most fundamental principal of Judaism.  Rabbi Dovid Gross expounds on the afterlife as brought out from the verse in this week’s Torah portion.

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    On the Road – Parshas Vayechi

    By: Rabbi Mayer Erps - 13 January 2017 - Comments Off on On the Road – Parshas Vayechi

    As the Book of Genesis comes to a close, so does the life story of our patriarchs and the original Tribes of Israel who descended from them. In this week’s Torah portion, Vayechi, Jacob, while lying on his death bed,…

    There’s Always Hope – Parshas Vayechi

    By: Rabbi Mayer Erps - 31 December 2014 - 0 Comments

    You can feel it in the air. Everyone, young and old alike, is standing at attention. The opportunity to hear these special words comes up only five times a year. This week, in synagogues all over the world, as the…

    The Childless Life- Parshas Vayechi

    By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 12 December 2013 - 0 Comments

    A mid-August Time Magazine cover article has sparked major controversy and debate among married couples. The article, entitled “The Childfree Life: When Having it All Means not Having Children,” describes a trend: 1 out of 5 married couples have opted…

    Life is a Journey, not a Destination- Parshas Vayechi

    By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 25 December 2012 - 0 Comments

    All of the discussions, all of the hype, all of the Facebook postings, all of the t-shirts, all of the blogs, and even the movie about the end of time…they’re all passé. (BTW, my all-time favorite is  Facebook post from…

    Mistakes Were Made (just not by me) Parshas Vayechi

    By: Rabbi Gedalia Liebes - 03 January 2012 - 1 Comment

    January 3rd, 2012. The first full work day of the new year. The parties are over, the last of the confetti has been cleaned up, and life is getting back to normal once again. For most of us that means settling into…