Vayeitzei

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On 7 November 2010 13:30, Rabbi Shlomo Price wrote:
Parshas Vayetze
In the Sefer Chumash HaMagiddim on Parshas VaYetze [p.242…] there is a very inspirational lecture from Rabbi Yaacov Galinsky, shlita which this is based on.
We find that after Leah had six sons, she was pregnant with the seventh son. Since…

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In reference to Olam Hazeh and Olam Habo, (this world and the next world) people think that one must come at the expense of the other. In order to get to the next world one must sacrifice and suffer in this world. The person then faces the predicament, is it…

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The parsha tells us that after Rochel gave birth to Yosef in Padan Aram, she prayed, [Bereishis 30:24] "Yosef Hashem li Bein acher-May Hashem add to me another son." Eventually this led to the birth of Binyamin after she left Padan Aram.

I once heard a beautiful point from Rav…

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Parashas Vayeitzei – Preparing for Success

Parashas Vayeitzei – Preparing for Success
This week's sedra focuses on the original wandering Jew, Yaakov, following his flight from Beersheva where he was forced to flee his family and home in order to avoid the wrath of his brother Esav. Parashas Vayeitzei therefore begins with Yaakov's initial journey from his…

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Yaakov's hatred? - 2 short vorts

"...And he [Yaakov] loved Rochel more that Leah...and Hashem saw that Leah was hated..." (29:30-31)

From the fact that Yaakov loved Rochel, does that mean that his other wife Leah should be hated? And is this the attitude of Yaakov Avinu - to hate his wife?

Rav Pam, speaking…

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YAAKOV PROTECTS HIS HEAD

VAYEIZEI

".....and he (Jacob) took of the stones of the place and put it under his head.... " (28:11)

When Jacob departed from his father's house, he rested and made a stone head "pillow" for himself. Rashi comments that "Jacob made a sort of cape around his head for…

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Vayeitzei -- The Flow of Water

Bereishis 29:1-10 -- Now Jacob lifted his feet and went to the land of the people of the East. And he looked, and behold! a well in the field, and behold! three flocks of sheep lying beside it, because from that well they would water the flocks, and a huge…

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פרשת ויצא תשע"ב

("ויחלם...והנה מלאכי אלקים..." (כח:יב) "ויאמר יעקב כאשר ראם..." (לב:ג)

At the beginning of the סדרה we are told that יעקב saw the מלאכים going up and down the ladder in a dream. At the end of the סדרה 20 years later, on his return…

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