Monthly Archives: October 2012


{Bereishis 20:1} When Avraham traveled┬áto Egypt in Lech Lecha, he asked Sarah to pretend to be his sister. He was fearful that if their marriage would be known, he would be killed and Sarah taken. In this week’s Parsha, the … Continue reading

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Lech Lecha

{Bereishis 13:16} “I will make your offspring as the dust of the earth so that if one can count the dust of the earth, then your offspring, too, can be counted.” Rashi comments: Just as it is impossible for the … Continue reading

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{Bereishis 6:18} “…and you shall enter the ark – you, your sons, your wife, and your sons’ wives with you.” Rashi comments: “The men separately, and the women separately. From here we learn that they were forbidden to have relations.” … Continue reading

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{Bereishis 3:16} “To the woman He said, “I will greatly increase your suffering and your pregnancy; in pain shall you bear children. And your craving shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you.” Rashi comments: “your suffering” … Continue reading

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Welcome to Tzorich Iyun!

Tzorich Iyun is an exciting new website devoted to asking thought-provoking questions on the weekly Parsha. The questions are intended to be thought about during the week or asked at the shabbos table. Everyone needs a strong kasha to think … Continue reading

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