Yiddishe Nachas – Parshas Vayigash

    By: Rabbi Dovid Gross - 22 December 2017 - Comments Off on Yiddishe Nachas – Parshas Vayigash

    Nachas – Pride of success at life.  So many of us hope for nachas, wish upon others nachas… in a few short words Rabbi Dovid Gross explains the meaning of yiddishe nachas and why it is so wished for. Click…

    You Are A Miracle – Parshas Vayigash

    By: Rabbi Yitzchok Oratz - 21 December 2017 - Comments Off on You Are A Miracle – Parshas Vayigash

    I write these words in the waning hours of Chanukah. After eight days of celebrations, and more than a few too many donuts and latkes, I am ready to move on to mundane daily life (and dieting!). But I am…

    Joseph and Jewish Continuity – Parshas Vayigash

    By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 18 December 2015 - 0 Comments

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    Viewing Life with 20/20 Hindsight – Parshas Vayigash

    By: Rabbi Moshe Rockove - 17 December 2015 - 0 Comments

    When we have the time and ability to reflect on our life experiences we tend to see things from a broad perspective. We no longer look at each event as it happened per se, but rather, with a  wider view…

    Fate and Future

    By: Rabbi Yitzchok Oratz - 26 December 2014 - 0 Comments

    The Irish-American writer John O’Hara opens his novel Appointment in Samarra with the following passage from British novelist Somerset Maugham:  DEATH SPEAKS: There was a merchant in Bagdad who sent his servant to market to buy provisions and in a…

    Real Self Control- Parshas Vayigash

    By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 06 December 2013 - 0 Comments

    Me? Give Up? Never!-Parshas Vayigash

    By: Rabbi Mayer Erps - 05 December 2013 - 0 Comments

    Have you ever looked up the word “Jew” in the dictionary? Webster’s dictionary definition reads: “Jew n. descendent of the ancient Hebrew people; a person believing in Judaism.” Is that really the definition of a Jew? Or for that matter, where…

    Schools and Survival. What do they have in Common? Parshas Vayigash

    By: Rabbi Moshe Rockove - 20 December 2012 - 0 Comments

    This week’s Torah portion, Vayigash, describes how Joseph reunites with his brothers.  He tells them “Go back to Israel, tell our father Jacob that I am alive and well.  All of you should move here to Egypt, where I will…