December 9, 2013
Chumash: Vayechi, 2nd portion (Gen. 48:10-48:16) with Rashi.
Tanya: English text/Audio/MP3
3 chapters Hebrew/Audio/MP3,
1 chapter Hebrew/Audio/MP3,
Sefer Hamitzvos English/Audio/MP3
In the second aliyah Yakov says he didn't think he'd ever see his son Yosef again, and now he's even seeing Yosef's children. Yakov blesses them "to grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth" (multitude - "vyidgoo" like "dag" - fish, i.e. no evil eye shall ever harm them).