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This Week’s Torah Portion: Knowing What Will Be

Parshat Vayechi explores the idea of creating your own future rather than attempting to predict its outcome. By Rabbi Elliott Pachter In the 49th of Genesis’...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Wrestle Like A Jew

This week's parsha talks about the true meaning behind Jacob wrestling with his brother Esau's guardian angel. By Rabbi Bentzion Geisinsky Did you know that the...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Sensitivity To Others

Parshat Toldot: Genesis 25:19-28:9; Malachi 1:1-2:7. By Rabbi Megan Brudney It is so exciting to finally arrive at the beginning of a new year. Everything seems...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Moving Forward

Parshat Chaye Sara: Genesis 23:1-25:18; I Kings 1:1-31 By Rabbi Amy B. Bigman This week’s portion begins with the death of Sarah. It teaches us about...

This Week’s Torah Portion: A Model Of Get-Up-And-Go

Parshat Vayera: Genesis 18:1-22:24; II Kings 4:1-37. By Rabbi Steven Rubenstein The opening of this portion is the well-known narrative of Avraham welcoming the three angels...

This Week’s Torah Portion: A Picture Of A Leader

Parshat Lech-Lecha: Genesis 12:1-17:27; Isaiah 40:27-41:16. By Jeff Lasday Now God said to Avram: ‘Go out from your country, from your family and from your father’s...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Building The Ark Again

Parshat Noach: Genesis 6:9-11:32; Isaiah 54:1-55:5. In Noach, God promised to never destroy the Earth again (Genesis 8.21). But that says nothing of our precarious...

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