Tagged ‘VaY’hi’

Parashat Vayehi

December 15, 2010 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah, News

By Simcha Raphael With Parashat Vayehi, the Book of Genesis reaches its grand finale. Jacob and his extended family are gathered in the land of Egypt, and first, the illustrious Patriarch himself dies; then, subsequently the complex, distinguished life of Joseph comes to … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Vayhi

December 29, 2009 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

m4s0n501 By Rabbi Michael G. Kohn As we look at this parashah, I would like us to think about the message the Torah is giving us as parents. I have always had a difficult time with this parashah, first, because … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Vayehi

January 6, 2009 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

By Molly Karp Our parashah this week, Vayehi, records the deaths of both Jacob and Joseph, and allows us to see that both of these two well-flawed individuals seem to grow significantly in character. They are able to look back … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Vay’hi

January 3, 2007 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Fidelity and Imagination By Rabbi David Greenstein The last verses of this last portion of the book of Genesis have Joseph, on his deathbed, making his brothers swear that, ‘As the Almighty will surely remember you, you must take my … Continue reading »

 

VaY’hi

May 4, 2006 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

By Michael Kohn Vayehi is the final parashah of Sefer Bereshit and brings to a close not only the lives of Jacob and Joseph but the narrative of the Patriarchs as well. It is a major transition point in the … Continue reading »

 

Vayehi

March 23, 2006 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

By Michael Kohn Vayehi is the final parashah of Sefer Bereshit and brings to a close not only the lives of Jacob and Joseph but the narrative of the Patriarchs as well. It is a major transition point in the … Continue reading »