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Alexandros III Philippou Makedonon commonly known in the West as Alexander the Great King of Macedon (336–323 B.C.E.), was the most successful military commander of ancient history, conquering most of the known world before his death. Our Sages relate the…

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Parasha Insights

“Yitzchak was caused to love [VAYE’EHAV] Esav for he hunted/ensnared with his mouth, and Rivka loves [OHEVETH] Ya'akov” (25:28). Rashi, citing the Medrash, explains to us how Esav would cunningly ensnare his father Yitzchak with his mouth. He would ask…

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Sons and Fathers

A Rabbi said to a precocious six-year-old boy, "So, you tell me that your mother says your prayers for you each night. That’s very commendable. What does she actually say?" The little boy replied, "Thank G-d he's in bed!" Leading…

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Parasha Insights

Truth is one of the pillars of the world. (Avot 1:18). The Gemara stresses the importance of speaking the truth by relating that it was due to a lack of honest men that Jerusalem was destroyed (Shabbat 119). Furthermore someone…

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Being Truly Blessed

We might have thought that Yitzchak would be blessed by G-d on account of his tremendous spiritual achievements, supreme among them being his willingness to be sacrificed by his father Avraham.  But as remarkably inspiring as they are, Divine approbation…

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