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Parshat Lech Lecha 5780
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in the first pasuk in this week's parsha that Avraham is commanded Lech Lecha Me'Artzecha, U'Memoladetcha, U'Mebeis Avicha. Leave your country, your homeland, and your father's house. The commentators ask, why does the Torah say Lech Lecha, go to you; why wasn't it sufficient to say just Lec Read more...

Parshat Vayera 5780
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha about the birth of Yitzchak. In last week's parsha, Hashem tells Avraham he will have a son and that he should call him Yitzchak. The name Yitzchak, Rashi explains, is from the word Tzchok, meaning laughter and happiness. Sarah also expresses these feelings when she say Read more...