Masorti Judaism



What a plethora of exciting things reach out to us this morning in shul! Because Shabbat Chanukah this year doesn’t coincide with Rosh Chodesh Tevet, we only remove two scrolls from the Ark. The first one is for our ongoing...

Posted on 14 December 2017, By Chazan Jaclyn Chernett
Vayeshev, Descents, Darkness, Clothing and Lights

Jacob and his family return to Eretz Yisrael after two decades in Haran with Jacob’s uncle, Laban. Jacob is getting older, his beloved wife has died on him, his sons Simeon and Levi have put him through additional stress...

Posted on 7 December 2017, By Rabbi Daniel Goldfarb

In Vayeshev, we start to learn Joseph’s life story: initially a series of misadventures brought on by his immaturity, and his apparent good luck once he reached Egypt. Being in the right place at the right time seems to be...

Posted on 7 December 2017, By Mike Fenster

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