Lech Lecha

“Parsha to the Point” – Lech Lecha 5778

Parshat Lech Lecha (Genesis 12:1-17:27) Rabbi David Stav  In last week’s Torah reading, we were engrossed in the history of humanity as a whole, and in how it was nearly entirely destroyed in The Flood as a punishment for deeply-ingrained moral corruption. In contrast, this week’s reading, Parshat Lech Lecha, focuses on the roots of a …

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אישה ופרשה: לך לך תשע”ז

  יוצאים לדרך חדשה מוריה גליק כאשר נפנים שאנו אחראים למעשינו ושחיינו תלויים בידינו, אז נתאמץ יותר לשים את ליבנו לצעדינו גם עתה. מוריה גליק קוראת לנו לבחון מה אנחנו לוקחים מהשנה שעברה ומהשנים שעברו, ומה אנחנו דווקא משאירים מאחור. מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, ט חשון תשע”ז, 10/11/2016 פרשתנו פותחת בציוויו של הקב”ה …

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"Parsha to the Point" – Lech Lecha 5777

Parshat Lech Lecha (Genesis 12:1-17:27)  Rabbi David Stav  The central character of Parshat Lech Lecha is the progenitor of the Jewish People, Avraham Avinu. Avraham is commanded to leave his native town, Ur Kasdim, and sojourn to the Land of Israel. Avraham comes to the Land of Israel, where he must face the challenges often met by many …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Lech Lecha 5777

Parshat Lech Lecha (Genesis 12:1-17:27)  Rabbi David Stav  The central character of Parshat Lech Lecha is the progenitor of the Jewish People, Avraham Avinu. Avraham is commanded to leave his native town, Ur Kasdim, and sojourn to the Land of Israel. Avraham comes to the Land of Israel, where he must face the challenges often met by many …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Lech Lecha 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Lech Lecha (Genesis 12:1-17:27) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –– “The Lord said to Abram: ‘Get out of your country, and from your homeland, and from your father’s home, to the land that I will show you.’” (Gen. 12:1) Abraham’s father, Terah, is often perceived as a primitive symbol of an outmoded religion, from whom …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Lech Lecha 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Lech Lecha (Genesis 12:1-17:27) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –– “The Lord said to Abram: ‘Get out of your country, and from your homeland, and from your father’s home, to the land that I will show you.’” (Gen. 12:1) Abraham’s father, Terah, is often perceived as a primitive symbol of an outmoded religion, from whom …

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אור תורה: לך לך תשע”ו

דרכו של אברהם היא הליכה והתפתחות מתמדת טו”ר ועו”ד מוריה דיין   לא במקרה מכונה הדרך בה מצווה יהודי ללכת – “הלכה”. זוהי דרך שהולכים ומתפתחים בה, לא נשארים מקובעים ולא נצמדים למוסכמות. זוהי דרך שמחייבת אותנו לשמוע את אותה קריאה ששמע אברהם, ללכת לחפש לנוע ולהתפתח בהתאם לנסיבות החיים. מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, …

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"Parsha to the Point" – Lech Lecha 5776

Parshat Lech Lecha (Genesis 12:1 – 17:27)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) The main character in Parshat Lech Lecha is Avraham Avinu, founding father of the Nation of Israel. He is commanded to leave his homeland, Ur Casdim, and sojourn to the Land of Israel. He “makes aliyah”, where he would need to cope …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Lech Lecha 5776

Parshat Lech Lecha (Genesis 12:1 – 17:27)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) The main character in Parshat Lech Lecha is Avraham Avinu, founding father of the Nation of Israel. He is commanded to leave his homeland, Ur Casdim, and sojourn to the Land of Israel. He “makes aliyah”, where he would need to cope …

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