Miketz

Parshat Miketz: Dreams that Shape Reality

Chana Asis

Parashat Miketz: Dreams that shape reality The greatest visionaries were guided by their dreams. As parents and educators, it is incumbent upon us to explore our children’s and students’ dreams, and at times, to help create those dreams ourselves. Chana Assis, Principal (on sabbatical) of OTS’s Jennie Sapirstein High School in Ramot, Jerusalem  The story of …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Miketz 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Miketz (Genesis 41:1 – 44:17) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And Pharaoh said to Joseph, I had a dream last night, and no one is able to interpret it….” (Gen. 41: 15) There is an unusual symmetry in the portion of Miketz as well as in Vayeshev, both of which deal …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Miketz 5778

Parshat Miketz (Genesis 41:1-44:17) Rabbi David Stav  This week’s reading, Parshat Miketz, opens with Pharaoh’s dream, which features skinny cows devouring fat cows, and thin, withered sheaves of wheat devouring sheaves that were full and beautiful. Pharaoh is troubled by his dreams, when the cupbearer remembers Joseph, who had correctly interpreted his dream, and suggests that …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Miketz 5778

Parshat Miketz (Genesis 41:1-44:17) – Shabbat Chanukah Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And from the last remnant of the oil flasks, a miracle was wrought for the Jewish People, and the Sages established eight days for song and jubilation” . What is the most worrisome threat facing the Jewish People today? The threat from a …

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אישה ופרשה: מקץ תשע”ז

  התשובה- תתחילו להקשיב עו”ד תמר אודרברג “אשמים אנחנו”: הגעתם של האחים למצרים מביאה עמה את תחילתו של תהליך חזרתם בתשובה, ומזמנת לנו את אחד מכללי היסוד של המשפט העברי – הצורך לשמוע ולהקשיב האחד לשני מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, כ”ט כסליו תשע”ז, 29/12/2016 רעב כבד קיים בארץ כנען. האחים יורדים לארץ מצרים …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Miketz 5777

Parshat Miketz (Genesis 41:1-44:17) Rabbi David Stav  One holiday that Israeli society loves to love is Hanukkah – a uniquely amicable festival. What makes this holiday so likeable? A vacation that cuts into the schoolyear, which had only begun a few months earlier, and students a few days of grace? The calorie-rich donuts? This is an anthropological question without …

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"Parsha to the Point" – Miketz 5777

Parshat Miketz (Genesis 41:1-44:17) Rabbi David Stav  One holiday that Israeli society loves to love is Hanukkah – a uniquely amicable festival. What makes this holiday so likeable? A vacation that cuts into the schoolyear, which had only begun a few months earlier, and students a few days of grace? The calorie-rich donuts? This is an anthropological question without …

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