Vol. 13 No.10, 4 - 10 Kislev 5777 / December 4 - 10, 2016
Our patriarch Yaakov desired to marry Rachel but wound up first marrying Leah--
a hot topic in this week's Torah Reading, and is discussed from different angles in articles #2-5.
This is the first full week of the Jewish month of Kislev, the subject of the lead article.
For more about the 5th article, see Dedication below.
The story (article #7) connects the Shabbat date to the passing of a major figure in Kabbalah/Chasidut thought.