Category: Vayishlach

IT’S ONLY IN HIS KISS

The meeting between Jacob and Esau in Vayishlach after 34 years of separation, and so... Read More

THE SECRET OF GREATNESS (PODCAST)

One of the most remarkable leaders of orthodox Jewry in the twentieth century was Rabbi... Read More

THE SECRET OF GREATNESS

William Shakespeare’s play Twelfth Night is probably his most enduring and popular comedy. At one... Read More

THE POWER OF A NAME

Last Wednesday I crept quietly into a room at my daughter’s apartment in New York,... Read More

LESSONS FROM A BIBLICAL SHOWDOWN (2)

In Parshat Vayishlach (Gen. 32), Jacob confronts his brother Esau for the first time in... Read More

BEING CERTAIN ABOUT THE FUTURE

In his memoirs, the controversial Danish politician Karl Kristian Steincke (1880-1963) presented a collection of... Read More

LESSONS FROM A BIBLICAL SHOWDOWN (1)

In Parshat Vayishlach (Gen. 32), Jacob confronts his brother Esau for the first time in... Read More

PRELUDE TO A BETTER FUTURE

The destruction of Aleppo in Syria and the wanton murder of its citizens has once... Read More