“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Vayeshev 5782


Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Vayeshev (Genesis 37:1-40:23) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And Judah said to his brothers: ‘What profit is it if we slay our brother and conceal his blood? Let us sell him to the Ishmaelites, and let our hand not be upon him; for he is our brother, our flesh.” (Genesis 37:26-27) Why …

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Parshat Vayeshev: In God’s Good Grace

Nomi Berman

In God’s Good Grace Rabbanit Naomi Berman is the Rosh Beit Midrash of  Midreshet Lindenbaum The yearning to live in peace and quiet and settle down in our country has its roots in our weekly portion.  “And Yaakov dwelt in the land of his father’s sojournings” (Bereishit 37, 1).  Rashi quotes the Midrash:  “Jacob wished …

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