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Parshat Chayei Sarah
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha of Eliezer's mission in finding a wife for Yitzchak. The Torah describes his journey to Aram Naharayim and his meeting Rivka, and then repeats the whole story as he describes it to her family. Rashi comments on this (Chapter 24, Pasuk 43), Yafeh Sichasan shel Avdei Read more...

Parshat Toldos
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha that when a famine breaks out in Eretz Yisrael, Yitzchak plans on going down to Egypt as his father Avraham did. Hashem appears to him and tells him not to leave Eretz Yisrael, but to stay in Grar for the entire Eretz Yisrael was promised to his father. And this is on a Read more...

Parshat Vayeitzei
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha in the beginning of the parsha (Chapter 28, Pasuk 11), Vayifga Bamakom Vayalen Sham Ki Vah Hashemesh.Yaakov reached the place and he stayed overnight for the sun had set. Rashi quotes Chazal who learn from here that Yaakov established the evening prayer. The word w Read more...

Parshat Vayishlach
Rabbi Jablinowitz

Yaakov Avinu is associated with the Yom Tov of Succos. This is because we read in this week’s parsha (Chapter 33, Pasuk 17), V'Yaakov Nasa Sucosa Vayiven Lo BayisU'Lemiknehu Asa Succos. Yaakov went to a place called Succot and built for himself a house and for his livestock he built Read more...