Parshas Vayechi

Yaakov Asking for Final Illness - Torah Temima Perek 48 Pasuk 1 Gloss 1

Yaakov davened for illness before death. Lengthier explanation of Medrash Rabbah, and reasons for illness before death. Read More

Chesed Shel Emes - Mayanah Shel Torah

Three small thoughts regarding the ‘Emes’ of Chesed Shel Emes Read More

Otzar Midrashim on Burial in Eretz Yisroel

Chazal about Kvurah in EY being preferable, and bones elsewhere rolling for Techiyas HaMeisim Read More

Aznayim L'Torah - Two Reasons for Burial

Kvurah in EY is a Kapparah for the Niftar, as proven from Yaakov Avinu Read More

Aznayim L'Torah - Embalming Yaakov

Why did Yaakov choose to be embalmed? Read More

Mishnas Chayim - Traveling to E'Y before Techias Hameisim

A short explanation of the ‘tunnels’ used to travel to E’Y before Techias Hameisim. Read More

Why is the Parsha of Yaakov's death called, "Vayechi"

Short explanation of the names Vayechi and Chayei Sarah Read More

Yaakov Asking for Final Illness - Medrash Rabbah Toldos 65:9

Yaakov davened for illness before death. Why? Read More

Otzar P'lous HaTorah

Was Yaakov Buried in Mitzrayim? Read More