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Vayigash_5773: Man’s Mission is to be Praying not Preying

Taste of Parasha There was once a King who was very pleased with his servants.  He made a proclamation, “Every one of my servants may make one request and it shall be granted.”  There was one wise servant who requested … Continue reading

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Parashas Vayigash 5772- Making a Statement- Shema

Download Vayigash 5772 PDF Making a Statement- Shema Taste of Talmud “Hear, O Israel, the L-rd is our G-d, the L-rd is One.”  A Jew is obligated to recite these words daily.  Is it sufficient to merely recite this declaration … Continue reading

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Parashas Vayigash

Download Vayigash PDF Accepting the Yoke of Heaven Taste of Talmud A Mishna in Tractate Brachos 16a posits two seemingly contradictory statements.  First, we are told that a chassan, bride groom, is exempt from the obligation to recite the shema … Continue reading

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