Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.
Posted on: December 12th, 2014
"A person should sell even the beams of his own house in order to buy shoes."
Posted on: December 11th, 2014
If Hashem is watching tzaddikim, why couldn’t He just save Yosef from all the suffering he was about to endure?
Jacob was well aware that the brothers hated Joseph, yet he sent him to them anyway.
But how could there have been any validity to Yosef’s allegations?
Using Joseph's story to understand what non-prophetic communication with God could look like today
The dreams revealed their differences: The butler was active; the baker completely passive.
Posted on: December 10th, 2014
Yehudah, more suited to the role, became leader and not Yosef- the very public candidate for the job
Posted on: December 9th, 2014
Yosef is the perfect leader for a people entering exile because he understands their basic needs
Posted on: December 5th, 2014
The Imrei Emes explains that it is called “shalosh seudos” because it has the power to sanctify all three Shabbos meals.
Posted on: December 4th, 2014
If a man owns a successful small business, he might do a million dollars a year in sales. But that is the gross revenue, not the amount he takes home.
He knew that the way to potentially mollify Esau was to insist that he accept his gift, which he finally did.
If one converts for the sole purpose of marrying a Jew the conversion is invalid.
Yaacov returning to Yithak reconnects him with his past, reconnecting him to the legacy of Avraham.
It is difficult to remain faithful in galut, the ultimate Rorschach test for all Jewish generations
Benno Yaakov, the German Jewish commentator, posits Yaakov's limping caused Eisav's change of heart.
Rabbi Fohrman addresses "What is in a name?"
Posted on: December 3rd, 2014
Yaakov encountering Esav is the classic source in dealing with anti-Semites littering our history
By the time Yaakov becomes Yisrael, however, his worldview has changed dramatically.
Posted on: November 28th, 2014
A person who truly feels that everything is a blessing from G-d will count his blessings and realize just how much he has.
Yaacov returns the stolen blessing of material wealth and physical might to Esav
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