PARSHA: Vayera

‪#‎PARSHA‬ ‪#‎VAYERA‬ ‪#‎GOODSHABBOS‬ Life is full of tests (just in case you hadn’t noticed!). When referring to our great-grandfather Avraham, we are told that he also went through tests, ten of them and overcame them all. Why is this aspect of Avraham so important and, in general, how can we get a […]

SHALOM ALEICHEM

A short thought based on a question from Naftali Skaist. When we return home from Shul on Shabbos night, we traditionally sing “Shalom Aleichem” welcoming the angels into our home, for them to witness the special Shabbos spirit and, according to the Talmud, to receive their blessing. But almost as […]

PARSHA: Vayetzei

‎#PARSHA‬ ‪#‎VAYETZEI‬ “And Yaakov worked seven years for Rachel and they were like a few days because of his love of her.” The famous question. Isn’t waiting for the person you love like an eternity? Did you every read a really great book? Remember when the fat side was the pages […]