Shabbat Shalom

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Impossible? Try Anyway!

Friends, I saw a very powerful teaching from the Kotzker Rebbe (19th c. Poland) this week, and I wanted to share it with you. There is so much action in this week's parsha, as we begin the book of Exodus and the epic narrative of the Jewish People is shifting from the story of our [...]

Loving Another and Not Letting Go

As we read the first stories about the sibling rivalry between Jacob and Esau in this week's parsha, we are confronted with the important question about Isaac's seeming favortism towards Esau. Why would Isaac love and choose his son who is related to by the Tradition as a shady character at best, and at times [...]