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A five minute weekly Torah insight based on the wellsprings of Torah and Chassidut.
An overview of the weekly Parshah, through the eyes of the many commentators, enriching your understanding of how our great history unfolded.
The lesson of hospitality from Abraham and Sarah
Examining the weekly Torah reading through the lens of contemporary commentary, showing how topical and relevant the parshah's ideas really are. Both mystical and pragmatic, this lesson will elevate your spirit and refine your view of the world around you.
"And the Lord appeared to Abraham"; Rashi says: "It was the third day from his circumcision, and G-d came and inquired about his welfare." Where was He for the first three days?
Audio | 1:04:22
Parshah Class: Vayeira
Get a detailed overview of the weekly Torah portion sewn together with keen insights and timely life messages.
Parshah with Rabbi Gordon
Audio | 5:54
M-Cast: Vayeira
Welcome to M-Cast, where we take a look at topics in the weekly Torah portion and see how it relates to the coming of Moshiach.
An in depth presentation of Chassidic teachings on the weekly Parshah.
Audio | 29:53
Vayeira - In Depth
An in depth look at the weekly Parshah based on the talks of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
The Kabbalistic approach to the weekly Torah reading
A five minute weekly Torah thought based on the teachings of Chassidut.
Experience the gems of the Parshah with the classic commentaries, and a kabbalistic twist.
Audio | 50:08
Akeidat Yitzchak
This class unravels the special significance of Akeidat Yitzchak, the binding of Isaac; why this test of self sacrifice stands out from all others?
An advanced presentation of Chassidic teachings on the Parshah.
Have you ever met a Rabbi who could give you an inspiring message in just two minutes? Well, here it is….
Audio | 53:01
Visiting the Sick
Practical Parshah—Vayeira
G‑d’s visit to Abraham following his circumcision teaches us some important guidelines in how to properly perform the mitzvah of bikkur cholim—visiting the sick.
A Taste of Text—Vayeira
We hear of the miracles that great people’s prayers can accomplish. But is prayer also for us regular folk?
Letters and Numbers of Torah - Vayeira
On what basis did Abraham and Sarah merit to have a child in their old age? Many answers are hinted to in the word "where" in the angels' question to Abraham (Genesis 18:9) "Where is your wife Sarah?"
Letters and Numbers of Torah—Vayeira
When Avimelech kidnaps Sarah, G‑d tells him (Genesis 20:6), “I have withheld you from sin.” Why is the Hebrew word for sinning (chet) missing an aleph in this verse?
Parshat Vayeira
Abraham baked matzah on Passover over four hundred years before the Exodus. How did the patriarchs and matriarchs know how to observe mitzvot before the Torah was even given at Sinai?
Audio | 1:09:25
The Sacrifice of Isaac
How to Study Torah - Vayeira
We study the enigmatic story of the Akeida with a special focus on Abraham’s response when G-d stops him at the last moment.
Pasha Vayeira
Did the angels who visited Abraham actually eat or just pretend to eat? Is one supposed to follow local custom or just make an appearance of doing so? The Midrash and the Talmud give two different answers. (Based on Likkutei Sichos vol. 36 p.172)
Life Lessons from Parshat Vayeira
Rabbi Gordon shares inspirational Torah insights on the weekly Torah portion with practical life lessons.
Study some of the highlights of the weekly Torah portion with insights from various commentaries.
Parshah Curiosities: Vayeira
When did the extra-terrestrial angels visiting Abraham come and go? A closer look at the storyline seems to pose conflicting accounts. Learn some of the related commentaries on the nature of this visit that will challenge the conventional understanding.
Does the Torah allude to today’s chilling current events?
Parshat Vayeira contains a curious narrative about a huge ball held to celebrate Isaac’s coming-of-age. An exploration of this event, via little-known, yet trusted sources, lays bare fascinating details—as the investigation segues into secret bible codes that seem to compellingly allude to the present day Iranian showdown with Israel.
Torah Interpretations of the Rebbe
Decoding the hidden messages
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