From Where I Stand: Vayechi, Immortality

By Rabbi Yossy Goldman He expired and was gathered unto his people. –Bereishis 49:33 A book’s title reflects the theme of the book. Likewise, the titles of our parashiyos should be accurate...

Insights on the Torah on Parashat Vayechi: Brothers, But Different

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa’aretz Institute “Simeon and Levi are brothers; their weapons are a stolen craft. Let not my soul be included in their council, let not my being...

From Where I Stand: Vayigash, The Seventieth Soul

By Rabbi Yossy Goldman How many Jews came down to Egypt? Though at the time of the Exodus we left with 600,000 men of military age (and, according to all estimates,...

Bloom on Parashat Mikeitz: A Meaningful Offering

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa'aretz Institute “Take of the land’s choice produce in your baggage, and bring it down to the man as a tribute — a bit a balsam,...

Parashat Mikeitz: A Meaningful Offering

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa'aretz Institute “Take of the land’s choice produce in your baggage, and bring it down to the man as a tribute — a bit a balsam,...

From Where I Stand: Mikeitz

And they did not recognize him. –Bereishis 42:8 Is isolationism the only way to live as faithful Jews, or can we scale the ghetto walls and still remain devout? This is,...

Parashat Vayeishev: The Butler’s Dream Of Redemption

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa'aretz Institute “On the vine were three branches. As it was budding, its blossoms shot forth and its clusters ripened into grapes” (Bereishit 40:10). Rabbi Elazar HaModa’i...

Parashat Vayishlach: Conquest Vs. Possession

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa'aretz Institute In this week’s parashah, Yaakov purchases the plot in Shechem where Yosef is later buried. “R’ Yudan bar Simon said: ‘This is one of the...
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TEAM Shabbos, December 22

Be aware. Be responsible. Be prepared. End-of-life arrangements may not be easy to talk about, but delaying the conversation sets the stage for serious problems—at a most difficult time. Join...

Parashat Vayeitzei: Ma’aser, A Symbol Of Permanence

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa'aretz Institute “If G-d remains with me … and of all that You give me, I will set aside a tithe for you.” (Bereishit 28:20–22) A Tenth...
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