Tag Archives: famine

Vayigash (Genesis 44:18 – 47:27)

Since we’re leaving on vacation tomorrow and I haven’t yet packed, here is a rerun from 2005 and 2011. ‘Bye! “I believe this portion is supposed to be the one with the happy ending.  It tries so hard to be.  First … Continue reading

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Lech L’cha (Genesis 12:1 – 17:27)

In grad school, I remember once, while I was walking somewhere but my mind was elsewhere, a person came up to me and kindly asked if I knew where I was going.  This has happened to me several times when … Continue reading

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Miketz (Gen. 41:1 – 44:17), 3rd day of Chanukah (Num. 7:24-29)

 (Yes, I know this spread probably depicts an unkosher mixing of dairy and meat, but what the heck, it’s a pretty picture.  Thanks, Arlene!) You won’t have to wait 79,000+ years for the first day of Chanukah to occur on … Continue reading

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