Torah Commentary – Mikketz (At the end) – Making of a Man – SCRIPTURES FOR December 8, 2018

Torah Commentary Mikketz (At the end) Genesis 41:1-44:17 1 Kings 3:15-4:1 Acts 7:9-16Making of a Man Joseph's life has been one of incredible twists and turns. In his dark prison cell, he has had a great deal of time to think through his winding and tumultuous journey. His list of, "If I could do that … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Mikketz (At the end) – Making of a Man – SCRIPTURES FOR December 8, 2018

Torah Commentary – Vayigash (He approached) – The Day! – SCRIPTURES FOR December 23, 2017

Living Torah Commentary Vayigash (He approached)  Genesis 44:18-47:27 Ezekiel 37:15-28 Acts 7:9-16 The Day! This Torah portion may well be my favorite of all! To consider the prophetic shadows within these words is overwhelming to me. I have no idea how many times I have tried to imagine the scene we are reading. Yosef is … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayigash (He approached) – The Day! – SCRIPTURES FOR December 23, 2017

Torah Commentary – Mikketz (At the End) – Though It Lingers, Never Give Up – SCRIPTURES FOR December 16, 2017

Torah Commentary Mikketz (At the End) Genesis 41:1-44:17 1 Kings 3:15-4:1 Acts 7:9-16 Though It Lingers, Never Give Up   I often consider the life of Yosef as I feel it has much to say to my own life. His life was one of twists and turns that no one could have foreseen. His was also … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Mikketz (At the End) – Though It Lingers, Never Give Up – SCRIPTURES FOR December 16, 2017

Torah Commentary – Vayeshev (He Continued Living) – Now That is Dysfunction – SCRIPTURES FOR December 9, 2017

Torah Commentary Vayeshev (He Continued Living) Genesis 37:1-40:23 Amos 2:6-3:8 Acts 7:9-16 Now That is Dysfunction The trials of Esau, Laban and the ordeal at Sh'khem and the death of Rachel are now behind Jacob. He even has a new name. I'm sure he thought it would be time to take life easy to enjoy … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayeshev (He Continued Living) – Now That is Dysfunction – SCRIPTURES FOR December 9, 2017

Torah Commentary -Mikketz (At the end) -Prison to Palace and Back Again -Day 29, Month 9, 5775; 29 December 2016

Torah Commentary Mikketz (At the end) Genesis 41:1-44:17 1Kings 3:15-4:1 Acts 7:9-16   Prison to Palace and Back Again   The life of Joseph is filled with ups and downs; up with favor, down to the pit. This week we read of his final release from prison, the stage being set for Joseph's dreams to … Continue reading Torah Commentary -Mikketz (At the end) -Prison to Palace and Back Again -Day 29, Month 9, 5775; 29 December 2016

Torah Commentary -Vayeshev (He Continued Living) -Learning Communication -Day 22, Month 9, 5775; 22 December 2016

Torah Commentary Genesis 37:1-40:23 Amos 2:6-3:8 Acts 7:9-16   Vayeshev (He Continued Living)   Learning Communication   The life of Joseph shows us multiple layers of prophetic shadows. We look at the account of his life to begin to see the concept of two messiahs; Messiah ben Joseph, the suffering servant, and Messiah ben David, … Continue reading Torah Commentary -Vayeshev (He Continued Living) -Learning Communication -Day 22, Month 9, 5775; 22 December 2016

Torah Commentary – Vayigash He Approached

Torah Commentary Vayigash He Approached Genesis 44:18-47:27 Ezekiel 37:15-28 Acts 7:9-16 Abhorrent? Why is That? The moment finally arrives and Joseph can no longer contain himself. I, for one, hope someone has a camera on the faces of the brothers when the words, "I am Yosef" finally sunk in. I think you could have knocked … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Vayigash He Approached

A Salute to those Who Saw Victory – Vayeshev “And he dwelt”

Vayeshev "And he dwelt" Genesis 37:1-40:23 Amos 2:6-3:8 Acts 7:9-16, Hebrews 11 A Salute to those Who Saw Victory A few weeks ago Americans observed a day known as Veterans Day. On this day we honor the men and women who have given of their service and even their lives to fight for both this country, … Continue reading A Salute to those Who Saw Victory – Vayeshev “And he dwelt”