Our guest today is Rabbi Joshua Hoffman, of the Valley Beth Shalom congregation in Encino, CA. Rabbi Hoffman was ordained at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in 2003. He also received his M.A. in Education from the American Jewish University in 1999 and his B.A. in English...
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Tag: Parashat Vayetzei
November 25, 2014 | 9:21 am
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In this week’s parasha, Yaakov flees for his life, departing from Beersheva back to Charan — back to the beginning. How optimistic it had been when Avraham came to Israel two generations earlier, abandoning Charan presumably forever (Genesis 11:32-12:6). Avraham “went, took and...