Category: Yitz Grossman

Shemois 2018: Speaking of Yichus (Pedigree)

EARLY STORM EDITION   Nu, given today’s stormy weather, many of you are home and mistama wasting time watching TV or surfing the Internet. Let’s review a few parsha highlights instead. Ober, first a few shout-outs; here we go! ________________________________________________________________________________   A big hearty mazel tov to Eitan Ross whom we know mamish since birth […]

Vayichi 2017: Who Killed Eisav and Why & Vayichi Roundup

Raboyseyee and Ladies:   Who Killed Eisav and Why  &  Vayichi Roundup:   Parshas Vayichi features three deaths, two of which are specifically mentioned in the heylige Toirah. Avada and avada, everyone knows that as sefer Bereishis draws to a close, so does Yaakov’s life and the greater part of the parsha is about the brochos […]

Vayigash 2017

Mazel tov to our friends Beth and Yehuda upon the arrival of a grandson born to their children Keren and Eyal Greenberg. A special mazel tov to Keren and Eyal, and to Eyal’s very excited parents, Nomi and Saul Greenberg. May Keren and Eyal be blessed to raise their new son well and may he […]

Miketz 2017: Undercover with Mr. and Mrs. Potifar and Extreme Makeover

Raboyseyee and Ladies   Undercover with Mr. and Mrs. Potifar and extreme makeover: Yoisef Edition-   It’s one shabbis later and another 12 years have passed. In fact, it’s the year 2229 in our illustrious history.  We’re two weeks away from the end of Sefer Bereishis where Yaakov  will bentch (bless) his children, some anyway.  They […]

Vayeshev 2017: The Sexual Abuse of Yoisef (Joseph)

Raboyseyee and Ladies: The Sexual Abuse of Yoisef (Joseph):   This week the Oisvorfer begins by bringing sexual abuse charges against a well known Toirah personality. You read it here first. Though the acts perpetrated date back some 3500 years, efsher more, yearly when we read this chapter of the heylige Toirah, we become angry […]

Vayishlach 2017: Sexual Misconduct Then and Now

Raboyseyee and Ladies: Sexual Misconduct Then and Now Long before charges of sexual impropriety hit Hollywood, Washington and the Media, we read about such zachin in the heylige Toirah. We did? Say it’s not so please, but it is. Back in Bereishis we learned that the cunning snake sidled up to Chava and convinced her […]

Vayeytzei 2017: The Perils of Working for One’s Father-in-Law & Animal Foreplay

We begin with happy news: Big mazel tov wishes to friends and cousins Suzanne and Barry Rozenberg, and to Lynn and Joel Mael, upon the birth of a baby boy, born to their children Fani and Jonathan Mael. Welcome to the world baby Mael. The bris will take place IM’H tomorrow morning; all are invited. […]

Toldois 2017

We begin with a late breaking mazel tov! Just got word that Marissa Levitan, beautiful daughter of our friends Bends and Larry Levitan, got engaged just last night to Doron Moskowitz. Details to follow. Raboyseyee and Ladies: Blindness: Nine Different Ways We begin with a shameless plug for a chaver who happens to be a […]

Chaya Soro 2017

Raboyseyee and Ladies: The Killing Angel & Avrohom: The First Ever Re-Gifter?   Shoin, as our parsha of the week opens, we learn that Soro Emanu (our foremother) had recently passed and that her dedicated and subservient husband -under directions of the RBSO who told Avrohom in very specific language “Koil Asher Toimar Eylecho Soro, […]

Vayero 2017 – Tongues With Mustard

This week we begin with a big, givladige, and heartfelt mazel tov to our friends, formerly of Lawrence, now firmly planted and established over in Ramat Beit Shemesh, Shuly and Ronnie Baruch, upon the engagement of their beautiful daughter Ayelet (she an Oisvorfer follower, good for her!) to Elkana Meitliss, the son of Ofra and […]