the Book of Beraishis about? The Book of Beraishis
begins by telling us about the creation of the world by
Hashem. Then it mainly deals with Avraham,
Yitzchak, and Yaakov, and their children.
tell us so much about them, because they were the
founders of our people, the Jewish People. They
were wonderful tzaddikim (righteous people), who served
Hashem every day, every hour, and every minute of their
There is a
passuk (verse) in Koheles 4:12 that states: A
threefold rope cannot easily be ripped.
pull a string very hard it usually snaps. If you
twist that string together with a second one and pull
again, you will find double string much harder to snap.
tzaddik Avraham was "the first string." The tzaddik
Yitzchak was the second string." The tzaddik
Yakkov was "the third string."
three tzaddikim together became the forefathers of the
Jewish people. Each Jews is special because he is
born from "three strings," special tzaddikim,
why, no matter how much the non-Jewish force or persuade
us to leave Hashem and His Torah, they will not succeed.
They cannot easily snap a rope made from three strings.
continue to walk in the ways of our wonderful
forefathers and we keep on trying to become great Jews
just like they were.