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Parshat Toldos
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in the first pasuk in this week's parsha V'Eileh Toldods Yitzchak ben Avraham, Avraham Holid es Yitzchak. These are the generations of Yitzchak the son of Avraham, Avraham fathered Yitzchak. The obvious question is why does the Torah repeat that Avraham fathered Yitzchak if the first half of Read more...

Parshat Vayetze 5777
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha in the very first pasuk, Vayetzei Yaakov M'Beersheva, Vayelech Charanah. Yaakov went out from Beersheva and he went to Charan. Rashi comments that the Torah didn't need to teach us that Yaakov left Beersheva; the important point is that he was on his way to Charan. The Read more...

Parshat Vayishlach 5777
Rabbi Jablinowitz

The Medrash Rabbah on Parshat Bereishis (11,7) teaches, that regarding Avraham, there is no clear reference in the Torah to his keeping Shabbos. Therefore he was given an inheritance with specific borders, as the pasuk says, Kum Hishalech Ba’aretz L’arkah U’lrachbah (Lech Lecha, Ch Read more...

Parshat Vayeishev
Rabbi Jablinowitz

  We read in this week's parsha that Yosef tells his brothers about his dreams. The first dream involves the brothers tying sheaves of grain in the field. Yosef's sheaf stands up and is surrounded by the brother's sheaves who bow down to Yosef's sheaf. When the Torah tells us that they were ty Read more...