this weeks Torah Portion is: Vayeshev translates to: and he lived…Jacob wished to dwell in tranquility…settle down…to abide with a sense of serenity after what he went through with Lavan and the loss of Rachel! how we await to reach retirement and be free to do what? nothing? taking? collecting things? the answer is to give instead of taking… to devote ourselves to our spiritual needs… by study of Torah…acts of kindness and social responsibility. to do that which is really important… there is more to life than eating drinking and sleeping,.. Here on earth for as long as we live there is no repose or retirement for the righteous… they do and must keep on going and developing! inspired by Torah on the Line 905 731-7777

“BH” Vayeshev