Monthly Archives: December 2019

Torah Thoughts – Vayeshev

This week’s Torah portion is Vayeshev, וַיֵּשֶׁב v’yeshev, Genesis 37:1 – 40:23,  Now Jacob dwelled (v’yeshev) in the land where his father had sojourned, in the land of Canaan. Genesis 37:1 From the onset we see an interesting comparison between Jacob and his father: Jacob … Continue reading

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Torah Thoughts – Vayishlach

This week’s Torah portion, Vayishlach, Genesis 32:4 – 36:43 continues with Jacob making his trek homeward. However, instead of rejoicing in the soon to be family reunion, this week’s reading begins with Jacob making plans to survive his imminent encounter with … Continue reading

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Torah Thoughts – Vayetze

I guess he’s makin’ the best of a bad situation,Don’t wanta make waves, can’t you see.He’s just makin’ the best of a bad situation,Reckon I’d do the same if it was me. This chorus, from Making the Best of a Bad … Continue reading

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