Monthly Archives: November 2013

Timna Teaches Us That Passion Lasts

Even from evildoers you can learn to do good.  And therein might be the lesson of Timna.  She was noble, beautiful, a woman able to make a good match.  Yet, Timna became twisted with hatred.  Timna wanted to marry one … Continue reading

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G-d is Here, even in the mundane there is G-dliness

Passuk Tes-Zayin:   “And Yaakov woke up from his sleep and said surely there is Hashem [G-d] in this place and I did not know.” RASHI:  I did not know – for if I had known I would not have slept … Continue reading

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Dealing with Reality of Exile

And Yaakov went out…  This week’s Torah portion starts off with Yaakov’s journey to Charan.  This is a journey he is taking after a brief hiatus learning Torah with Shem and Ever. Before running toward his destiny of marriage, Yaakov … Continue reading

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