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Parshat Vayeishev
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha that Yosef's brothers threw him into a pit with the intention of killing him. Though the Torah tells us that Reuven intended to save him and return him to his father, the one who saved him was Yehuda. Yehuda reasons with his brothers and tells them (Chapter 37, Pasuk 26 Read more...

Parshat Vayigash
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha that Yosef reveals his identity to his brothers, and they respond in shock. The pasuk tells us (Chapter 45, Pasuk 3), V'Lo Yachlu Echav La'anos Oso Ki Nivhalu Mipanav. The brothers were not able to respond to him, for they were shocked from his face. Rashi explains that Read more...

Parshat Vayechi 5780
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha that Yaakov Avinu blesses his sons before he dies. His blessing to Asher is (Chapter 49, Pasuk 20), Me'Asher Shemainah Lachmo V'Hu Yiten Ma'adanei Melech, From Asher goes forth bread which is fat, and he gives the delicacies of a king. This pasuk praises the area of Ash Read more...

Parshat Bereishis 5781
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week’s parsha that after creating the world in six days, Hashem blessed the seventh day. The pasuk says (Chapter 2, Pasuk 3), Va’Yevarech Elokim es Yom Ha’Shvi’i. The Medrash Rabbah on our parsha (11, 1) quotes a pasuk from sefer Mishlei (Chapter 10, Pasuk 22) Read more...