Tagged ‘Va-era’

Parashat Vaeirah

January 25, 2017 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

by Michael Pitkowsky “And the Lord spoke to Moses: Say to Aaron, ‘Stretch out your hand with your rod over the streams, over the rivers, over the ponds, and raise up (ve-ha’al) frogs upon (al) the land of Egypt. And … Continue reading »


Parashat Va-Eira

January 15, 2015 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Rabbi Michael Pitkowsky There is a new satirical TV show in Israel called Ha-Yehudim Baim, the Jews are Coming. For the show there is no figure in Jewish history who is off limits. Whether it be Moshe Rabbeinu or Moshe Dayan, … Continue reading »



February 13, 2014 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Parashat Va-Eira Jerome Chanes Parashat Va-Eira is one of the parashiyot that transition Sefer Bereishit to Sefer Shemot. The very last word in the Book of Genesis is “Mitzrayim,” Egypt, and the point is made, immediately, that the exile has begun. In order to understand Va-Eira, we need to return … Continue reading »


Parashat Va-era

January 18, 2007 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

By Arnold Saltzman In parashat Va-era we learn that God is not only the Creator, but the preserver of existence. God has established His covenant and therefore He cannot forget B’nei Yisrael ‘ the Children of Israel – in our … Continue reading »