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Torah Temimah Takes on Another Tosafos (and Shulchan Aruch)

Parshas Miketz turns our attention to the story of Joseph’s meteoric rise to the Second in Command of Egypt. The Torah goes out of its way to tell us that Joseph and his wife had two sons before the years of famine began. The Babylonian Talmud in Taanis (11a) picks up on this (Translation – Soncino). “Resh Lakish said: A man may not have marital relations…

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Joseph and His Brothers in the Palace

The Power of Prayer | A Guest Post

A guest post by Rabbi Aaron Fink (my father), Dean of Ateres Bais Yaakov on Monsey NY. Part of a weekly Dvar Torah (Torah “Thought”) series. Joseph and His Brothers in the Palace Parshas Mikeitz The Power of Prayer Parshas Mikeitz is chock full of vital yesodos for the ages. From the rags to riches saga of Yosef Hatzadik’s ascent to power as the viceroy…

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PJC Chanukah Party 2009 Address

As part of the festivities of our Chanukah Party on the beach, I addressed the attended with a speech on Chanukah and this week’s parsha, Miketz. It was an addendum to my Shabbos drasha, which I hope to publish shortly. Enjoy the class. Audio is below. All audio classes are available by clicking podcasts on the top of this page. Or just click here. You can also…

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