“But, It’s Not Fair!”

This week’s reading opens with a description of the genealogy of Isaac: Now these are the records of the generations of Isaac, Abraham’s son: Abraham became the father of Isaac; and Isaac was forty years … Read More

Parashat Toldot (Offspring)

Beresheet (Genesis) 25:19–28:9 I devoted most of my blog from last week, Parashat Chayei Sarah (The Life of Sarah), to the wonderful miracle of Sarah becoming pregnant at the age of 90, and how that … Read More

Parashat Toldot (Offspring)

Beresheet (Genesis) 25:19-28:9 The God that we have put our faith in is a God of the impossible; He is faithful to His promises, regardless of what we see or understand. As we learned before, … Read More

Parashat Toldot (Offspring) Genesis 25:19-28:9

בס”ד Parashat Toldot (Offspring) Genesis 25:19-28:9 Shabbat Erev Rosh Chodesh Haftarah: I Samuel 20:18-42 One of the most significant passages of the Bible appears in this week’s Torah portion. This passage is Isaac’s blessing of … Read More

Parashat Toldot (Offsprings) Genesis 25:19-28:9

בס”ד Parashat Toldot (Offsprings) Genesis 25:19-28:9 Haftarah: Malachi 1:1-2:7 The first thing that one is told in this week’s Torah portion is that Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebecca for his wife. … Read More

Parashat Toldot (Generations) Genesis 25:19-28:9

בס”ד Parashat Toldot (Generations) Genesis 25:19-28:9 Haftarah: I Samuel 20:18-42 Shabbat Erev Rosh Chodesh The concept of “love” is very important in the Bible. The problem is that most of the time one understands this … Read More