Miketz

“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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“Shabbat Shalom” – Miketz 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Miketz – Chanukah (Genesis 41:1-44:17) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — Why do we celebrate Hanukkah for eight days instead of seven? After all, the miracle of the cruse of oil began only on the second day, once the cruse would have emptied itself of its contents. Therefore, one reasonably might have assumed that the …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Miketz 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Miketz – Chanukah (Genesis 41:1-44:17) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — Why do we celebrate Hanukkah for eight days instead of seven? After all, the miracle of the cruse of oil began only on the second day, once the cruse would have emptied itself of its contents. Therefore, one reasonably might have assumed that the …

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אור תורה: מקץ תשע”ו

הנר השמיני הנוסף של חנוכה מסמל את היציאה החוצה הרב יהודה נוימן   דווקא בימים כאלה אסור להסתגר בתוך המסגרת החיובית, שכן הרוחות השליליות המנשבות בחוץ עלולות לחדור פנימה. צריך לצאת החוצה ולהפיץ אור, ורק אז אפשר לשמור על האור הפנימי ואף למשוך אליו את אלה הנמצאים בחוץ מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, כח …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Miketz 5776

Parshat Miketz (Genesis 41:1-44:17)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) The main narrative of Parshat Miketz is the story of Yosef’s exit from the prison in which he was incarcerated as a result of the false accusations made by the wife of Potiphar, Yosef’s Egyptian master. Later in the parsha, we learn more about Yosef’s estrangement …

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"Parsha to the Point" – Miketz 5776

Parshat Miketz (Genesis 41:1-44:17)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) The main narrative of Parshat Miketz is the story of Yosef’s exit from the prison in which he was incarcerated as a result of the false accusations made by the wife of Potiphar, Yosef’s Egyptian master. Later in the parsha, we learn more about Yosef’s estrangement …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Miketz 5776

Parshat Miketz (Genesis 41:1-44:17)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  The festival of Hanukkah celebrates the military victory of the Judeans over the Hellenist Syrians in the second century BCE, as recorded in the Al Hanissim thanksgiving prayer added to our Amida prayers and Grace after Meals for the eight days of the holiday; the festival …

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