Tag Archives: Jacob

Parashat Vaieji – Tiempo de despedia…. Y Bienvenida!

Y multiplicaré tu descendencia como las estrellas en el firmamento! Queres saber como se hizo posible? Lee sobre la transicion de sociedad patriarcal a pueblo. Y hubo un día en el que las cosas cambiaron. Detrás quedaron los tiempos en los que creímos que la bendición era solo para uno de  nuestros niños. No echamos más chicos de la casa  y empezamos

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Va’yechi Time to Say Goodbye But Even More to Say Welcome!

“I will make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky” Would you like to know how it really happened!?  Read Parashat Vayechi, last in the book of Genesis and learn about our transformation from a Patriarchal society into the People of Israel.     There came a time when things changed. Behind were the days when we believed that the

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מטה-מורפוזיס או התפתחות? תלוי כמה מקרוב נסתכל… פרשת מקץ

באופן סמלי, פרשת מקץ מתחילה עם יוסף הזרוק בבור בית הסוהר, ונגמרת עם יוסף כשליט במצרים. איך זה קרה? האם זו תוצאה של מטה-מורפוזיס? כדי לענות על השאלה נתחיל מלבדוק למה הוא זרוק בבור מלכתחילה. יוסף מגיע לבית הסוהר בסופו של דבר כתוצאה מכך שאחיו מכרו אותו. אז נשאל שוב – למה האחים שלו (מכרו) זרקו אותו? וזה מוביל אותנו

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Metamorphosis or development? Depends on how close we look… Parashat Miketz

The Torah Potion “Miketz” symbolically starts with Joseph thrown in the dungeon, ending with him as ruler over all the land of Egypt. How did this happen? Did Joseph go though some metamorphosis? To answer this, we can start by asking why he was thrown there in the first place. Joseph arrived at the prison eventually as a result of

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A Jewish and Democratic Israel! – Parashat Vayishlach: “Put away the strange Gods”

Sometimes it feels like Torah is knocking on the door of our reality! This week we read “Parashat Vayishlach”,Genesis 32:4 to 36:43, which interestingly contains an important message to our politicians and people! One of the stories in our Torah portions is “Maase Shechem”. It is narrated that Dinah went out to see the daughters of the land when the President

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Starting to taste from parashat “Vayishlach” Katonti, Jacob’s prayer, Torah’s words with the beutiful music and voice of Yonatan Razel

 “I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness you have shown your servant. I had only my staff when I crossed this Jordan, but now I have become two camps. Save me, I pray….” (Gen 32:10-11)     About the Word Katonti: Reading Genesis 32:11, “I am too small (קָטֹנְתִּי, katonti) for all the mercies, and of all the

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