Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel:
«Shhhh! The Torah reading of Vayechi teaches us the importance of keeping silent. Not all information needs to be shared. Silence can be the best weapon against unnecessarily hurting someone, when employed thoughtfully. This is the unspoken message relayed to us by Binyamin and by Yosef»…more:
Since my secession from the Church in 2009, my Jewish Orthodox friends in Israel and I have been following the Fake News of Rome in articles and political Shabbat commentaries on GSI (God's Sabbath Int.). The former Pontiff destroyed the dwelling place of God, the temple in Jerusalem – fact! Was the New Testament and the Church just a world dominance inspired business idea of Rome? What is politics today? Enjoy your trip on GSI.
One Day. One G-d. One Venture.
If you…call the Sabbath a »delight« , the holy day of the LORD »honorable«;…Then you shall delight yourself in the LORD; and I will cause you to ride on the high hills of the earth, …for the mouth of the LORD has spoken. (Isaia 58,13+14)