Vayeshev

“Shabbat Shalom” – Vayeshev 5776

Parshat Vayeshev (Genesis 37:1-40:23)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “She is more righteous than I” (Gen. 38:26) The biblical drama of the peregrinations of Jacob ended with the patriarch’s return to his father’s house and homeland in last week’s reading of Vayishlah, and now with the reading of Vayeshev the riveting story of Joseph …

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אור תורה: פרשת וישב

חטא מכירת יוסף הרב שוקי רייך לאחד מחטאי עם ישראל המתהווה של מכירת יוסף לא מצינו יום ציון מיוחד כמו הכפרה על חטא העגל, למרות שמדובר בחטא שבין אדם לחברו מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, י”ח כסליו תשע”ה, 10/12/2014 הבוחן את יום הכיפורים ומקורותיו, ימצא את היום כיום כפרת חטא העגל, החטא העצום, שמיד לאחר …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Vayeshev 5775

Parshat Vayeshev (Genesis 37:1-40:23) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “And Pharaoh’s cup was in my hand, and I took the grapes, pressed them into Pharaoh’s cup and I placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand.” (Gen. 40:11) The Bible believes in the significance of dreams; so did the Sages of the Talmud (B.T. Berakhot, chapter 9), so …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Vayeshev 5775

Parshat Vayeshev (Genesis 37:1-40:23) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “And Pharaoh’s cup was in my hand, and I took the grapes, pressed them into Pharaoh’s cup and I placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand.” (Gen. 40:11) The Bible believes in the significance of dreams; so did the Sages of the Talmud (B.T. Berakhot, chapter 9), so …

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Parshat Vayeshev 5774 – Rabbi Riskin (text)

RSR teaching Straus Seminary and Machanaim boys

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Vayeshev (Genesis 37:1 – 40:23) Efrat, Israel – “They said to one another, ‘Here comes that dreamer!  Come, now, let us murder him and throw him into one of the pits….’” (Genesis 37:19) “We are such stuff as dreams are made of.”  (Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act 4, Scene 1) From our Biblical portion …

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