Weekly Torah Portion

[dt_sc_full_width first][dt_sc_h1 class=”aligncenter”]Weekly Torah Portion[/dt_sc_h1]In Synagogues all around the world during the Shabbat services, a specific portion from the Torah is read aloud. It takes a whole year to read the entire Torah (the Five...
The Portion of Vayeishev

The Portion of Vayeishev

This action-packed portion tells the story of Joseph’s sale and early years in Egypt, before his rise to fame and fortune. Joseph’s dreams and the attention he garners from his father prompt his brothers’ jealousy, and they set out to destroy him. Initially throwing...

The Sale of Joseph

While Joseph languishes in his pit, which medieval commentator Rashi explains is filled with snakes and scorpions, the brothers sit a distance away to eat. They notice a caravan of spices heading towards Egypt, and Judah hatches a new plan: rather than kill Joseph,...