Vayechi: Tears of Suffering and Hope

Tears of Suffering and Hope by Dr. Yardaena Osband  Dr. Yardaena Osband studied at Midreshet Lindenbaum from 1993-1995 and taught there from 2001-2003. Today she is a pediatrician and community scholar in Riverdale, NY Parshat Vayechi brings the conclusion to the story of Yosef and his brothers.  The story occupies 14 chapters of Genesis (chapters …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Vayechi 5781

Shabbat Shalom: Vayechi (Genesis 47:28-50:26) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “Gather together and I shall tell you what is to happen at the end of the days” (Genesis 49:1) The portion of Vayehi, and the entire Book of Genesis, concludes with Jacob’s deathbed scene in which he “reveals to his sons what will …

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