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Parshat Noach 5777
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha that Noach brought into the ark with him groups of two, male and female, of all the living creatures. The point of this was to insure the maintenance of the species after the Mabul. In addition, Noach was told to bring seven of each of the kosher animals and birds int Read more...

Parshat Lech Lecha 5777
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha that Avraham receives from Hashem the mitzvah of Bris Milah. And when He commands the mitzvah to Avraham the pasuk says (Chapter 17, Pasuk 4), Ani Hinei Brisi Itach, V'Hayisa L'Av Hamon Goyim. I am making a covenant with you and you will be the father of a great nation. Read more...

Parshat Vayera 5777
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in the very first pasuk in this week's parsha, Vayera Eilav Hashem B'Elonei Mamreh. The pasuk tells us simply that Gd appeared to Avraham Avinu, but it doesn’t tell us of any conversation or reason why Hashem appeared before him. Rashi comments that Gd was visiting the sick since Avrah Read more...

Parshat Chayei Sara
Rabbi Jablinowitz

This week's parsha begins with the Torah telling us how many years Sarah lived. The Torah says that she lived Meah Shanah V'Esrim Shanah V'Sheva Shanim, Shnei Chayei Sarah. After stating that Sarah lived for one hundred twenty seven years, the pasuk concludes by saying these are the years of Sarah. Read more...