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…

    What’s so Important About a Yeshiva Education Anyway? Parshas Vayigash

    By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 29 December 2011 - 0 Comments

    Parshas Vayigash- Did you ever consider how many Jewish day schools there are in the Unites States? The Jewish Daily Forward ran an article about Jewish education and estimated that there are more than 750 Jewish day schools across the…