Parshas Vayechi

Print PDF By Rabbi Shloimie Lindenbaum אחלקם ביעקב אפיצם בישראל (פרק מט פסוק ז) Yaakov tells Shimon and Levi that because of their attack on Shechem- when taking revenge on Dinah’s behalf- they will be scattered throughout the Jewish nation. Rashi expounds further that generally Rebbeim and scribes, professions that do not hold a lot […]

Parshas Vayechi: Life’s Greatest Blessing

Print PDF By Rabbi Naftoly Bier In Parshas Vayechi, we read that our patriarch, Jacob, gathered his twelve sons with the intention to bestow a blessing to each one. What is perplexing is that the first three sons, Reuven, Shimon and Levi are castigated and criticized for previous actions on their part. Why does the […]