What do tefillin, King David, and Usher have in common? Dov Pianko, Upstate New York NCSY & Central East TJJ, looks four important kinds of people mentioned in this week’s parsha, as well as a deeper look into the mitzvah of tefillin, to teach us how to fight our daily battles.
In the first verses of parshat Vayeira, it seems as though it is though Abraham is the central actor, but the Torah does not specify him by name until later. Why does the Torah leave this vague? Marc Fein, regional director of Upstate NY NCSY, presents an interpretation from Rav Jonathan Rabinowitz of Netiv Aryeh.