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Vaera: Transmitting a legacy

Parshat Va’era (Exodus 6:2-9:35): The vast difference between inheritance and heritage.

Vaera: Transmitting a legacy

Procreation and inheritance of the Land

In our generation, in which the commandment to procreate has national importance, families that enhance the mitzvah, merit special blessing.

Procreation and inheritance of the Land

Yibum, the Levirate Marriage

The concept of inter-generational connection and obligation has been lost in the value system of most of the world, but not in a Torah life.

Yibum, the Levirate Marriage

The Torah Laws of inheritance: Keeping it in the family

Death means you stop - not breathing; something much worse – you stop serving Hashem. Your opportunity to choose is lost forever.

The Torah Laws of inheritance: Keeping it in the family

The righteous daughters of Zelophehad

How come Moses does not know what answer to give five orphaned sisters who want to inherit their father's portion of Eretz Yisrael?

The righteous daughters of Zelophehad

French widower leaves Israel $14.5 million for bereaved families

$14.5 million left by French widower to state of Israel will go to assist families who lost loved ones in military or to terrorism.

French widower leaves Israel $14.5 million for bereaved families

The lopsided inheritance

Property owner leaves four dollars to one son, second son a fortune. Rabbinical Court approves validity of will after proven mother's wish.

The lopsided inheritance

New Jersey woman marries Jew, loses inheritance

A woman who alleged her father disinherited her for marrying a Jewish man lost her appeal in a New Jersey court.

New Jersey woman loses inheritance for marrying a Jew

Dead Nazi-Art Hoarder Left Two Wills

German court reveals it has two wills of Cornelius Gurlitt, but notes they don't contradict. The listed heirs 'inherit everything.'

Dead Nazi-Art Hoarder Left Two Wills

Nazi Art Hoarder Leaves Stash to Swedish Museum

Disputed artworks donated to Bern Art Museum foundation. Will they ever be returned to their Jewish owners?

Nazi Art Hoarder Leaves Stash to Swedish Museum