Coming Face to Face With the Patriarchs

  I saw an article this week in the online Times of Israel about the Bnei Menashe, a group from India claiming to have Jewish roots. They fervently wish to be recognized as Jews and to settle in Israel, and have been taken under the wings of an organization...

Achuzat Kever and Achuzat Olam 5779

Rabbi Yehuda Susman Former Rosh Kollel (Chicago, 1999-2002) Currently Rosh Yeshivat Eretz HaTzvi Achuzat Kever and Achuzat Olam This week’s Parsha signals a major transition in the early history of Klal Yisrael. Not only does Sarah’s death force the end of her own...

The Akeda: Paradigm and Dilemma

Rabbi Melvin Granatstein Rabbi of Emeritus Green Road Synagogue  The Akeda: Paradigm and Dilemma Source sheet #1 Sorce sheet #2 Source sheet #3 Source sheet #4

גְמָלֵי אברהם 5779

גְמָלֵי אברהם במסגרת תהליך ”שידוכו” של יצחק  [המתואר בהרחבה במאמר קודם על פרשתנו “מתכון לבחירת בן/בת זוג, תש”ע] מסופר בין היתר על גמליו של אברהם. במאמר זה נתחקה על עקבותיהם, ומתוך כך ננסה להכיר טוב יותר את .. אברהם אבינו. לאחר שאליעזר, עבד...

A Guide to Living a Life of Emuna (Faith)

Rav Avi Goldberg Former Rosh Kollel in Memphis (2008-2011) Currently teacher at “Himelfarb” high school in Jerusalem / / A Guide to Living a Life of Emuna (Faith)   According to the Shulchan Aruch in Hilkhot Tefilah (Orach Chaim 111: 1): “A person...

A Guide to Living a Life of Emuna (Faith)

Rav Avi Goldberg Former Rosh Kollel in Memphis (2008-2011) Currently teacher at “Himelfarb” high school in Jerusalem .  A Guide to Living a Life of Emuna (Faith)  According to the Shulchan Aruch in Hilkhot Tefilah (Orach Chaim 111: 1): “A person who...