Archive for December, 2017

Parshat Mikeitz/Shabbos Chanukah 5778: Chanukah, Eight Miracles Done to Yosef and Lessons for Our Times

December 9th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua Mikeitz is being sponsored by Moshe and Lauren Pitzele and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh in honor of their son Yosef Shalom’s fifth birthday. To the Pitzele family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses. Friends, you can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat […]

Chanukah 5778: Revolt of the Maccabees — A Two Front War and Parallels Today?

December 9th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Chanukah vort is being sponsored by Avraham and Miriam Deutsch and family of Efrat lilui nishmas for the yarhtzeit of Avraham’s Mother Sarah Reitza bat Tzion bat Avram Yaakov and to wish Kol Am Yisrael Chanukah Same’ach! To the Deutsch family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses. […]

What was the Document President Trump Signed after Jerusalem Capital Recognition Speech?

December 7th, 2017

At the conclusion of President Trump’s speech expressing United States recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital and authorizing preparations for a move of the United States Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the President sat down at a desk near the podium and signed a document which he then held up for all of the […]

Parshat Vayeishev 5778: Internalizing The Lessons of Yosef and His Brothers’ Polarization

December 2nd, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua Vayeishev is being sponsored by Zev and Sarit Schonberg and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated as a Zechus for the success of their children, Aryeh, Akiva, Adina, Rachel and Yehuda. To the Schonberg family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a […]