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Parashat Vayeshev 5783

23 Kislev 5783 To listen to the recorded message: “Though the LORD is exalted, He looks kindly on the lowly; though lofty, He sees them from afar. Tehillim 138:6” “The lowly he sets on high,” Job 5:11 “Wisdom’s instruction is to fear the LORD, and humility comes before honor.” Proverbs 15:33 Parashat Vayeshev tells the […]

Parashat Vayeshev 5782

To watch the Recorded Video, click on The Importance of Good Communication As we read through the book of Bereshit, the story of our patriarchs is developing, beginning with Abraham, Isaac, and now Jacob and his twelve sons. Abraham, without knowing where he was going, followed the directions of the Creator to the land […]

Parashat Vayeshev 5781

26 Kislev 5781 This week’s Parashah, Vayeshev tells the story of Joseph and his brothers. We can only try to imagine what the life of Jacob was like as an elderly father with twelve grown children from different mothers and each with personalities of their own. I wonder how Jacob (and the mothers, of course) […]

Parashat Vayeshev 5780

Good Communication Brings Good Understanding Kislev 23 5780 וַיֵּשֶׁב, כ”ג כסלו תש”פ The title of the parashah is Vayeshev, which means “And he settled” referring to Jacob, but in reality, he travelled from place to place and never really settled anywhere. Now he would take time to rest and that is when we turn to […]