Category: Vayetse

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE EFFORT

Why did Leah thank God when she had Yehudah, but not when she had her... Read More

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THE COEXISTENCE OF FAITH AND WEALTH (PODCAST)

Studies have shown that wealthier people and wealthier countries are less likely to have faith... Read More

THE COEXISTENCE OF FAITH AND WEALTH

The nineteenth-century business behemoth, John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937), is often touted as the “wealthiest American... Read More

A LEGACY WITHOUT BORDERS

In Parshat Vayeitzei, God promises the patriarch Jacob that his descendants will spread far and... Read More

WHAT MADE JACOB SPECIAL?

Parshat Vayeitzei is all about Jacob, as are the portions that follow. But his life... Read More

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THE PROBLEM WITH PROBLEMS (PODCAST)

One of the classic human ways of dealing with problems is to run away from... Read More

THE PROBLEM WITH PROBLEMS

One of my yeshiva rabbis once told me: “there are two types of people in... Read More

FROM STONES TO STONE

There is a well-known Midrash at the beginning of Vayeitzei that describes an argument that... Read More