The Ladder of Life – Parshas Vayeitzei

    By: Rabbi Mayer Erps - 07 December 2016 - Comments Off on The Ladder of Life – Parshas Vayeitzei

    Dreams are interesting. At times they are consistent with reality. Often they are total fantasy. Then there are dreams of aspiration and hope. In the beginning of this week’s Torah portion, Vayeitzei, the Torah records the dream of our forefather…

    Ascending the Ladder – Parshas Vayeitzei

    By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 20 November 2015 - 0 Comments

    Rabbi Shlomo Landau inspires us to strive and become great people.  Listen and inspire yourself to ascend the ladder of life.

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    Everything is a Gift – Parshas Vayeitzei

    By: Rabbi Serebrowski - 20 November 2015 - 0 Comments

    In the Torah portion of Vayeitzei, our patriarch Yaakov marries four women. He is destined to father twelve sons who will lead the eventual tribes of the Jewish People. Leah, his first wife, gets things rolling, giving birth to Reuven,…

    Jacob’s Keys to Success – Parshas Vayeitzei

    By: Rabbi Moshe Rockove - 27 November 2014 - 0 Comments

    As the name of the parsha indicates, Jacob starts out on a long journey that ultimately keeps him away from his parents for 36 years. He undertakes this journey to escape his twin brother Eisav, who has issued a death…

    Tender Eyes – Parshas Vayetzei

    By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 08 November 2013 - 0 Comments

    Ever wonder why Yakov married two wives? Why Leah had a houseful of children and Rachel only had two? Why Jews are named after Judah and not any other tribe? In less than 45 minutes, you can discover the depth…

    Simple Pleasures- Parshas Vayeitzei

    By: Rabbi Yitzchok Oratz - 20 November 2012 - 0 Comments

    Question: What do children look forward to most? A) School ;   B) Playing at home;  or C) A family vacation to Disney World? “Survey says”:  C – by a landslide. Another question: During which of the above activities are children…

    Jacob and the Spiritual Sierra Club Parshas Vayeitzei

    By: Rabbi Dovid Gross - 28 November 2011 - 0 Comments

    At the beginning of this week’s Torah portion, Vayeitzei, the Torah describes how, while fleeing his brother Esau, our forefather Jacob stopped to sleep by the side of the road. The verse says (Genesis 28:11) “… and he [Jacob] took…