No Results Found.

Metzorah: The Art of Speech
by in
We speak, therefore we exist. When a newly elected member of Parliament approached the esteemed British Prime Minister Disraeli for advice, Disraeli was only too happy to share some profound wisdom and insight. “For the first six months,” Disraeli counseled, “you should only listen and not become involved in debate.” The man was perplexed.  “But […]
Shemos: The Jew Returns Home
by in
Sooner or later, we all grow up. For some, that transitional moment may slip by while others find their epiphany may accompany a smile, a tear, or a knowing nod. When does it happen? One might say it is the moment that one realizes there is no turning back. Consider the chap who looks at […]
Vayechi: A Real Blessing
by in
Yaakov is going to die. The exile is to begin. Before he departs, he delivers parting blessings – at least that is what the text says [49:28]. All these are tribes of Israel, twelve [of them]; and this is what their father spoke to them and he blessed them. He blessed them each with his […]
Parshat VaYigash
by in
In a parsha of dramatic reunions, one that often falls beneath the radar, that of father and son, tantalizes with its ambiguity: Yosef harnessed his chariot, and went up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen; and he appeared before him, he fell on his neck, and he wept on his neck עוד od . […]