Posts by DanielRose

Proper Perspective – Rav Aryeh Brueckheimer

          When telling the details of Esav selling his bechora to Yaakov, the Torah says that Yaakov, “had given” (25:24) Esav the soup.  Rav Hirsch (there) says that we can understand from this wording that Esav was not pressured into selling his bechora for the soup, but rather that it was at the time when…

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“BOTH”ness – Rav Motti Berger

This week’s Parsha relates the story of how Rivka became Yitzchak’s wife. Avraham didn’t want Yitzchak to leave Eretz Yisrael, and instead sent his trustworthy slave Eliezer to find a wife for Yitzchak from among Avraham’s relatives back East. Eliezer asks Avraham (Ch 24:vs 5), “Perhaps the woman (meant for Yitzchak) won’t want to return…

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Alumni Reunion in NY

Rabbi Rosman, Rabbi Rosen and Rabbi Miller were present for a beautiful Gesher alumni reunion in NY. Alumni spanning Gesher’s 6 incredible years and numerous states and even countries came together to reminisce and reconnect. Thank you to everyone who joined us. We are looking forward to holding many of these in the future.

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Gesher 5778 Final Banquet

Wow! Gesher 5778, what a year it has been! Now it has come to an end, but at least it came to an end in style with the Gesher Final Banquet! We kicked off our Final Banquet with a siyum by Josh Goldrich and Ariel Dubizh, Mazel Tov! Followed by a sushi lchaim in the…

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