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From Our Archives: Parashat Lech Lecha

October 14, 2010 by  
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Abraham’s Ordeals Revisited by Aryeh Spero (24:1, Fall 1988) Abraham’s Nephew Lot:  A Biblical Portrait by Raymond Harari (25:1, Fall 1989) The Use of Anesthesia in Circumcision:  A Re-Evaluation of the Halakhic Sources by Edward Reichman & Fred Rosner (34:3, 2000). – Shlomo Brody

Parashat Lech Lecha: The Blessing that Signals the Beginning of the Jewish People by Yaakov Bieler

October 13, 2010 by  
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                At the beginning of Parshat Lech Lecha (Beraishit 12:2-3), in order to provide a Divine inducement for Avraham to abruptly leave his homeland and most of his family members, HaShem blesses him in seven different ways. Personal Blessings                 Yehuda Kihl[1] explains the contents of these blessings in the following manner:                  (1) “VeE’escha [...]