Tagged ‘Miketz’

Parashat Miketz, 5778

December 13, 2017 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Joseph: The First Diaspora Jew? A D’var Torah for Miketz by Rabbi Len Levin “Pharaoh then gave…Joseph for a wife Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On… Joseph named his first-born son Manasseh, meaning ‘God has made me forget my … Continue reading »


Parashat Mikeitz

December 28, 2016 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

by Cantor Sandy Horowitz Parashat Mikeitz continues the story of Joseph which was begun in last week’s Torah portion. A theme that connects the two readings is that of three pairs of dreams, each with their own functions. Last week the … Continue reading »


Parashat Miketz

December 10, 2015 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah, Uncategorized

by Cantor Sandy Horowitz In a recent conversation with a young student, we were discussing the events leading up to this week’s Torah portion. I asked the student, in the story that results in Joseph being sold and taken to … Continue reading »


Parashat Mikeitz

December 23, 2014 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Seven Years of Famine by Hazzan Marcia Lane And Joseph said to Pharaoh, “Pharaoh’s dreams are one and the same: God has told Pharaoh what He is about to do. The seven healthy cows are seven years, and the seven … Continue reading »


Parashat Miketz

December 17, 2009 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

By Rabbi Eric Hoffman In preparing for this D’var Torah I read back into the archives of AJR Divrei Torah on the sedra, initially to avoid repeating themes and references already shared on these pages. Instead, I discovered a treasure … Continue reading »


Parashat Miketz

December 27, 2008 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

By Hayley Siegel At face value, our currency is just a simple piece of paper. That currency only becomes activated when we invest it with our trust in each other and our institutions, and receive that trust in return from … Continue reading »


Parashat Miketz

December 4, 2007 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

By Sanford Olshansky And Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I have had a dream, but no one can interpret it. Now I have heard it said of you that for you to hear a dream is to tell its meaning.” Joseph … Continue reading »


Parashat Miketz

December 13, 2006 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Joseph, Hannukah and Conservation By Irwin Huberman Tradition tells us that it is the responsibility of the Children of Israel to act as a ‘light unto other nations’ (Isaiah 49:6). This week’s Torah portion, Miketz, read on the second Shabbat … Continue reading »


Parashat Miketz

August 17, 2006 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

By Yechiel Buchband I have long loved the saga of Yosef in Sefer B’reshit. For me, the most beloved person in the story is Yehuda. I love his story of personal development, growth and redemption, which serves as a beautiful … Continue reading »



March 23, 2006 | Filed in: Bereshit, Divrei Torah

Shabbat Chanukah By Michael Rothbaum In memory of Naomi Goodman, z”l, past president of the Jewish Peace Fellowship About 2,200 years ago, as many of us know, a ragtag group of insurgents known as the Maccabees defeated what was then … Continue reading »