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Parshat Bereishis
Rabbi Jablinowitz

In the beginning of the second chapter in this week’s parsha, the Torah describes how creation came to a close with the onset of Shabbos. The pasuk reads, Vayechal Elokim Bayom HaShvi’i Melachto Asher Asah, And Gd finished His work on the seventh day. Rashi asks, how could Gd&r Read more...

Parashas Noach
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha (Chapter 6, Pasuk 12), Ki Hishchis Kal Basar Es Darko al Ha'aretz. The Torah tells us that everyone had destroyed their ways and was acting immorally. Rashi learns that the term "Kal Basar" comes to teach that not only were people acting immorally, b Read more...

Parshat Lech Lecha
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha (Chapter 12, Pasuk 2), V'E'escha L'Goy Gadol, And I will make you into a great nation. Rashi comments on these words, Zeh She'Omrim Elokei Avraham, this is expressed by the words in the first bracha of Shemoneh Esrei, Elokei Avraham, the Gd Read more...

Parshat Vayera
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha that Sarah tells Avraham to send away Hagar and her son Yishmael. Avraham listens to Sarah and sends them off with water, but soon they find themselves wandering in the desert with their water supply depleted. As Hagar prepares for her son to die, an angel appears to Ha Read more...