Category Archives: Vayishlach

A fascinating tale

Click here to see the original post from  Ohr Somayach Institutions I hope you enjoy this excellent and fascinating tale connected to Parashas Vayishlach! In Parshas Vayishlach, after Yaakov Avinu’s epic battle with Eisav’s guardian angel[1], where he got … Continue reading

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Hiddur Mitzvah: Putting Your Best Foot (Light) Forward

Taste of Talmud and Halacha How does one fulfill the Mitzvah of lighting the Menorah?  The basic Mitzvah is fulfilled by one person lighting one light in his home.  There is a more beautiful way to perform this Mitzvah:  Each … Continue reading

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Parashas Vayishlach 5772- Effort and Trust: Reaching the Right Balance

Download Vayishlach PDF Effort and Trust:  Reaching the Right Balance Taste of Parasha Yaakov Avinu blazes a path for us to follow while living amongst the descendants of Eisav in exile.  His actions and reactions are the protocol for our … Continue reading

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Parashas Vayishlach

Download Vayishlach PDF Am I Responsible for You? Taste of Talmud In Tractate Sota 37B, the Talmud teaches us the concept of “Arvoos”, responsibility.  More accurately translated “Arvoos” means being a guarantor or a co-signer for another Jew.  The Talmud … Continue reading

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