The Pence Rule and Yichud

Vice President Mike Pence married his wife Karen in 1985. They have 3 children.

I could write similar sentences about most other U.S. politicians.

However, he and his wife have a rule that makes them stand out and has become a lightning rod for criticism.


Butler and Baker

Parshat Vayeishev 5775

This week’s parsha ends with Joseph in prison.

He’s been a model prisoner and has been put in charge of all the other prisoners.

Then Pharaoh gets angry with his chief butler and chief baker and throws them into the same prison with Joseph.

One night the butler and baker have dreams that leave them troubled.