web analytics
55.4 F
Jerusalem, Israel
9 Adar 5778 -
? Saturday, February 24, 2018


TORAH SHORTS: Parshat Vayigash: Party Sacrifice of Peace

Before Jacob, animal sacrifices were completely consumed by fire. When he learned Yosef was alive, he offered a different type of sacrifice, the Shelamim, which is partially burnt and partially eaten

The Foundation Stone: Parshat Vayigash

Could Judah REALLY expect the Viceroy to grasp his subtle threats and insults when translated? He didn't.

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Vayigash: Yosef‘s Invitation in to Exile

Yosef wanting to see his father Yakov again is understandable. Perhaps Yosef could not have left Egypt to do so. But did Yosef’s desire to see him justify making his father leave Israel for Egypt?

Reaching Out With Love

How does one awaken a people? Navigate the difficult road of delivering the blunt and often unpleasant truth without offending our clueless brethren, without sounding harsh and judgmental? LOVE

“You Want It Brighter? We’ll Light The Flame!”

Am Yisroel exists to bring light, healing and peace to the world.

The Isaac Covenant Part III: Menorah: Symbol of Exile or Redemption?

Considering the menorah through history. What is its meaning?

Thankful For My Dreams

The man before whom the brothers bowed was no longer the youthful dreamer. The reinterpreted Joseph dreampt no longer about himself, the dreams were now about something beyond the dreamer

Are Women Obligated To Say Hallel On Chanukah?

The mitzvah to recite Hallel that Chazal instituted regarding Chanukah was in fact a direct result of the miracle of Chanukah; however, its essence is not to publicize the miracle but rather to give thanks for the miracle.

My Journey Out of Pain

I’d been reading a book about back pain which said that the real cause was pent up anger. Was I angry at someone?

The Disguises In Genesis

Jacob, Leah, Tamar and Joseph discover that, though they may never win the affection they desire, G-d is with them and that, ultimately, is enough. A disguise hides one from others, but not from G-d

Q & A: A Missed Torah Reading (Part VI)

Question: If a person was ill on Shabbos and unable to go to shul to hear Keri’at haTorah, must he have someone read it to him in shul upon his recovery? Sincerely, Isaac Greenberg

Hashem Fights Our Wars

The actual event for which we give thanksgiving and sing Hallel is the salvation of the Jewish people.

Daf Yomi

A Public Servant ‘You, Our Master, Are On Loan To Us…’ (Bava Metzia 97a)

Eviction Of Tenants And The Portability Of Mezuzot (Bava Metzia 101b)

The length of the advance eviction notice required by the halacha depends on the season in which the eviction occurs and the location of the premises.

The Flame Of Chanukah

Yossi settled down with some chocolate coins to study for a test on hilchos Chanukah. Suddenly, there seemed to be a commotion in the street.

Chanukah and Divine Emanations

The Maccabees knew logically there was no chance of their revolt succeeding, but God created a notion of revolt in the minds of the Maccabees and correctly they followed this heavenly directive.

TORAH SHORTS: Parshat Miketz: Joseph, Social Economist

A balanced economic policy seems to have been exactly what Egypt needed and Joseph's policies insured that Egypt survived the famine.

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Miketz: Yosef’s Descent

We generally assume that Yosef, as a victim of cruelty and not its perpetrator, had nothing to regret. Yet a careful reading shows he had a significant role in creating the tension with his brothers

Jewish Practice In The U.S. Military (VIII)

Somehow, Simcha Goldman wearing a yarmulke in uniform was perceived as an act of insurrection that could weaken the very foundations of the military. But how?

Israel’s Dismal Public-Relations Record

Why has Israel has done such a dismal PR job of making its case to the international community? How is it that Jews areabsolutely inept at imparting to the world our glorious history?

Maoz Tzur

A new tune for Maoz Tzur-Happy Chanuka!

Chanukah Guide for the Perplexed, 2016

A joyful and Happy Chanukah to all from your friends at The Jewish Press Online.

Shabbos Mevorchim Teves

Yiras Hashem (fear of Hashem), a lofty objective we continuously strive to achieve, transforms the negative element of Teves into positive, spiritual fulfillment.

Parshat Vayeishev

Leaders often find themselves with down time and time that the are down.

Latest News Stories


Sponsored Post

Recommended Today


Something Random from the Week

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/judaism/parsha/torah-shorts-parshat-vayigash-party-sacrifice-of-peace/2017/01/05/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: