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Parshat Vayechi
When Jacob was about to die, he called his twelve sons to his side. They gathered around him, and the twelve individuals became one unified soul . . .
Parshat Vayechi
In an age of instant messaging, instant coffee and instant soup, how long would you wait for a return on a favor before you wrote it off? Patience may be considered a virtue but for many, we are too impatient to be that virtuous...
Jacob was the prototypical white-bearded Jew from the "old country." Laban was a worldly man and a crafty businessman. And Laban had some take-it-from-the-expert advice for his son-in-law
Esau wasn't all bad. He had a stellar soul which shone brightly. So why didn't he receive the blessings?
When evening falls, we sense the mortality of the human condition; we realize that daylight and warmth don't last forever. The morning's optimism and the afternoon's momentum give way to the night's brooding despair. Enter Jacob with his gift of Truth...
Our sages say that Jacob never died alive. What is the message to us and can we reconnect to our deceased loved ones?
A distinction between men and women is described in Jacob's last request from his son Joseph
He was utterly alone in the world. He would remain alone after the event, just as he was alone before it. No one would know it had occured. What makes a man in such a situation believe that what he does or doesn’t do makes any difference?
The “child” and the “servant” exist in all relationships: in the family, in the workplace, and in our divine service.
Jacob's sleep was an amazing event. In the words of the Sages, G-d "folded up the whole of the Land of Israel and placed it under Jacob, in order that it should be easy for his descendants to conquer..."
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