Genesis – Bereisheet

Vayechi: The Redemption Code

Jan 09, 2020Comments off

“And Joseph said to his brothers, ‘I am dying, and G-d will deeply remember (pakod yifkod) you and he will bring you up from this

Vayechi: Reuben’s Blessing

Jan 08, 2020Comments off

Though Reuben’s blessing is more of a rebuke than a blessing, the Torah’s poetry and cantillation begin to sweeten its difficult content. Analyzing the verses

The Inner Dimension of Vayigash

Dec 30, 2019Comments off

The surprising inner dimension of the word “Vayigash.”

Descent for the Sake of Ascent: Transcript ...

Dec 27, 2019Comments off

Descent for the sake of ascent Edited transcript from 19th of Kislev farbrengen – 5780 given by Harav Yitzchak Ginsburgh – Yerushalayim Part 1 The

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Miketz: Getting to Know You

Dec 27, 2019Comments off

(Excerpted from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s soon-to-be-published book, “The Inner Dimension.”)   Hatred stems from a lack of understanding of the other; its rectification lies in a

Torah Portion of Miketz: Joseph’s Bon...

Dec 26, 2019Comments off

“Man plans and God laughs.” An important life-lesson on honoring parents that we learn from Joseph.

Vayeishev: An End to Bitterness

Dec 19, 2019Comments off

Excerpted from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s new book, “The Inner Dimension,” to be published soon.   How to exchange bitter for sweet and how selflessness hastens the

Joseph’s Chanukah Candle: Parashat Vayeis...

Dec 19, 2019Comments off

The Shlah (Shnei luchot habrit, authored by Rabbi Yeshayahu ben Avraham Horowitz, 1555-1630) on the Torah portion of Vayeishev says that there is a connection

Leaving the land of Israel: The patriarchs ...

Dec 13, 2019Comments off

Leaving the land of Israel A Chassidic insight on the Torah portions of Vayeitzei and Vayishlach   The Lubavitcher Rebbe spoke many times of the

Parashat Vayeitzei: Jacob’s Two Wives

Dec 05, 2019Comments off

Rachel and Leah represent two different perspectives. Jacob needed both to build his home. Excerpted from the soon-to-be-published book by Rabbi Ginsburgh, “The Inner Dimension.”