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

October 13, 2010 by  
Filed under New Posts, Tanach

                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 [...]