Weekly Unscrolled Torah Portion: Va-Y’Hi
“And then will come my blessing for you, remembering how my father and I recited the Shema together before bed. We would name each aunt, each uncle, each cousin, and then finish with a patriotic
flourish that invited God to look after “all the Jewish people, the United States and all the Earth.”
Dennis Berman is a journalist turned investment banker. He spent 17 years at The Wall Street Journal, where he last ran the business and financial coverage. He is now a Managing Director at Lazard (founded by three Jewish French brothers in New Orleans in 1848!) doing media and technology deals. He enjoys seeing his two sons go to Hebrew school more than he anticipated.