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Parshat Lech Lecha 5779
Rabbi Jablinowitz

The Medrash Rabbah begins its discussion on this week's parsha (and it also appears in the Medrash Tanchuma, 3) with the pasuk in Tehillim (Chapter 45, Pasuk 11), Shim'i Bas U'Re'i V'Hati Aznech V'Shichechi Ameich U'Beis Avich. Listen my daughter and see, focus your ear, forget your nation and your Read more...

Parshat Vayera 5779
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha that the one of the angels who visits Avraham told Sarah that she was going to have a son. We read that Sarah responded by laughing, as the pasuk says (Chapter 18, Pasuk 12), Vatitzchak Sarah B'Kirbah Leimor. As Rashi explains, she laughed and looked at herself, seeing Read more...

Parshat Chayei Sarah 5779
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha about Eliezer Eved Avraham searching for a wife for his master's son Yitzchak. The Torah describes how Eliezer meets Rivkah and realizes that she is the appropriate wife for Yitzchak. When he meets with her family, the Torah retells the story as Eliezer details to her f Read more...

Parshat Toldos 5779
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha the bracha that Yitzchak gives to Yaakov Avinu (Chapter 27, Pasuk 28), V'Yiten Lecha Ha'Elokim Mi'Tal Hashamayim U'Mishmanei Ha'Aretz. Hashem should give you from the dews of the heaven and from the fat of the land. Rashi brings the Medrash which points out that the pas Read more...