The Revealed End and the Hidden End – 5767

Rabbi Yisrael Shachor Former Rosh Kollel in Chicago   When the time came for Yaakov Avinu to die, he calls his sons to his bedside and tells them: “Assemble yourselves and I will tell you what will befall you in the End of the Days.” However, we do...

With My Sword and With My Bow – 5764

The words, “With my sword and with my bow” (Bereishit 48:22) are interpreted by Onkelos as meaning “with my prayer and with my supplication”. Yaakov, according to this understanding, demonstrates two forms of connection with God. One is “prayer” – fixed and...