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Laban the Aramean (Vayetse 5780)

Download the accompanying Family Edition here!   The events narrated in this week’s parsha – Jacob’s flight to Laban, his stay there, and his escape, pursued by his father-in-law – gave rise to the strangest passage in the Haggadah Commenting on Deuteronomy 26:5, the passage we expound on Seder night, it says as follows: Arami oved avi Go and learn what Laban... Read more

Isaac and Esau (Toldot 5780)

Download the accompanying Family Edition here! It’s a haunting question. Why did Isaac love Esau? The verse says so explicitly: … Read more

To Have a Why (Chayei Sarah 5780)

Download the accompanying Family Edition here! The name of our parsha seems to embody a paradox. It is called Chayei … Read more