As my kids showed up and got bigger, we tried to find ways to make an already exciting holiday even more awesome. There were the present scavenger hunts, which involved me making up six or seven clues that weren’t too hard and weren’t too easy and then hiding them all over the house.
To eliminate the diversity immigrant visa program due to the crimes of a few would be a great disservice to the many worthy innocent immigrants who rely on the program for a chance at the American dream
Rebbetzin Jungreis (a”h) column, initially posted upon the death of her beloved friend Irene Klass, is reprinted here as a memoriam to Irene Klass, longtime publisher of The Jewish Press, whose yahrzeit is this week. May both their memories be a blessing.
In addition to reminding us of our mortality, Sefer Bereishis teaches us another significant lesson: Although we cannot extend our lives beyond our allotted time, the way we conduct ourselves during our lifetime can potentially afford us immortality in this world.
According to the Ramban, this week's parshah is a roadmap and guide for all generations on how to engage with Eisav and his descendants and, as such, each pasuk, each word, each letter, is vital as we make our way.