Parshas Vayeshev 5784

Vayeshev תשפד         The second verse in this week’s parsha (Genesis 37:2) starts out telling us about Yaakov’s descendants, but then focuses only on Yosef. (ב) אֵלֶּה תֹּלְדוֹת יַעֲקֹב יוֹסֵף 2) These are the chronicles of Yaakov, Yosef …         …

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The Court of Public Opinion 
Parshat Vayeshev 5783

Hello Everybody, Due to a series of unfortunate events, I have ended up in court far too many times in my life. Luckily those unfortunate events were mostly speeding or failure to obey a traffic device as opposed to homicide,…

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Parshat Vayeshev 5783

Parshat Vayeshev 5783

Vayeshev תשפ"ג             The second verse in this week’s parsha (Genesis 37:2) starts out telling us about Yaakov’s descendants, but then focuses only on Yosef.  (ב) אֵלֶּה תֹּלְדוֹת יַעֲקֹב יוֹסֵף 2) These are the chronicles of Yaakov, Yosef …             The Torah next informs us…

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Hillary’s Gefilte Fish
Parshat Vayeshev 5780

Of all the tens of thousands of emails that were released from Hillary Clinton’s private email account a few years ago, the one I find most interesting has two words in the subject line: Gefilte Fish. While the subject line…

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The Epidemic No One Talks About
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lonely adjective lone·​ly | \ˈlōn-lē \ Definition of lonely 1a: being without company 1b: cut off from others 2: not frequented by human beings 3: sad from being alone 4: producing a feeling of bleakness or desolation From the Merriam-Webster…

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