Genesis – Bereisheet

A Time to Create and the Creation of Time

Apr 17, 2014No Comments

DATE AND LOCATION Tishrei 24, 5766 | October 22, 2005 at the Beit Knesset Merkazi, Kfar Chabad (Marantz Upshernish) SUMMARY The first verse of the

Tamar, an End to Bitterness

Dec 07, 2012No Comments

The episode of Judah and Tamar that appears in this week’s parashah, Parashat Vayeishev, is one of the most mysterious stories of the Torah. A

Parshat Toldot: How Is Mazal Different From...

Mar 10, 2014No Comments

Isaac On the Altar In Kabbalah, it is stated that until he was bound on the altar, Isaac could neither bond with a woman in

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Lech Lecha: Fitting In As A Jew

Mar 10, 2014No Comments

The following verse appears in the first portion of parshat Lech Lecha:1 And Abram passed through the land, until the place of Shechem, until the plain of Moreh,

Reconnecting with Joseph’s Tree

Mar 10, 2014No Comments

A speical address for Gal Einai students in Mexico given on 7th of Tevet, 5771 (Monday, December 13, 2010) Shalom to everyone, We are going

Vayigash: Daily Insight #1

Mar 10, 2014No Comments

The first verse of our parshah, parshat Vayigash, reads: Judah approached him and said: “Please, my lord…” On this verse we find the following midrash: “For the kings

Mikeitz: Daily Insight #4

Mar 10, 2014No Comments

In our first teaching on parshat Mikeitz, we mentioned that the Ba’alei Hamesorah gave us a third gematria for the number of verses in the parshah: יהיה לי עבד , “[he] will be

Mikeitz: Daily Insight #3

Mar 10, 2014No Comments

23 and 37 in Bereisheet One of the most important and ubiquitous pairs of numbers (a numerical michlol, in Hebrew) in the Torah in general and

Mikeitz: Daily Insight #2

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Joseph’s Chutzpah There is a well known question about our parshah regarding Joseph’s conduct before Pharaoh. After interpreting that Pharaoh’s dream is foreshadowing seven years of abundance

Mikeitz: Daily Insight #1

Mar 10, 2014No Comments

The tenth and the first Parshat Mikeitz is the tenth parshah in the Torah. About the tenth there is a verse that says: “The tenth will be dedicated