The Torah also commands us not to take advantage of your employees: “You shall not abuse a needy and destitute laborer, whether a fellow countryman or a stranger” (Deut, ).
Rabbi Yaakov lived in Spain and was the son of the famous talmudic commentator, the Rosh. Rabbi Yaakov also wrote a commentary on the Five Books of Moses, entitled If you know that you will not be able to attend someone's "simcha" (wedding, bar-mitzvah, etc.), it is frequently preferable to wish a "mazel tov" beforehand rather than after.
I sold that business in 1991 and then launched Hotel Reservations Network which became
I sold the balance of my interest in in 2003 and after a five year non-compete launched
Generations later the Biblical Moses draws the extended family together in the form of a nation with a structure and code of law, given to him on Mount Sinai.
Below, Peter Machinist explores the story of Moses, the Exodus hero, in “The Man Moses.” Some might say that God himself was the Exodus hero, but in human terms the Biblical Moses takes center stage throughout the whole Pentateuch. A rather solitary leader, one with his people but set apart, even in his childhood, when he was raised by the pharaoh’s daughter as if he were an Egyptian prince.
Recently during our weekly Friday night dinner discussion, I mentioned that is growing and profitable and reached some new milestones. “I owe all of my business success to you and Dad for sending me to a Jewish Day School for 12 years.