Monthly Archives: September 2007

Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Sukkos 5768

Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Sukkos 5768 Shabbos in the ParashahThis Shabbos is the festival of Sukkos, when we commemorate the fact that HaShem enveloped the Jewish People in the Wilderness with the Clouds of Glory. The Ksav Sofer raises a profound … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Yom Kippur 5768

I wish all of my readers a Gemar Chasima Tova and a gut gebentched yohr. Rabbi Adler Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Yom Kippur 5768 Shabbos in the Parashah This Shabbos will be Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement. On Yom … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Haazinu-Rosh HaShanah 5768

I wish all my readers and their families a K’siva V’chasima Tova and a Gut Gebentched Yohr. Rabbi Adler Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Haazinu-Rosh HaShanah 5768 Shabbos in the Parashah This week is Rosh HaShanah, the Jewish New Year. One of … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Nitzavim-Vayeilech5767

Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Nitzavim-Vayeilech 5767 Shabbos in the Parashah In this week’s parashah, Nitzavim, the Ramban writes that the Torah instructs us regarding the mitzvah of Teshuvah, repentance. The simple meaning of repentance is that one should stop sinning, regret … Continue reading

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Kesubos 4 A lesson in true Repentance

The Gemara states that if all the preparations are made for a wedding and the father of the bridegroom or the mother of the bride passed away, we place the deceased in a room and the bridegroom and bride marry … Continue reading

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Kesubos 3 Sanctity through the Torah scholars

The Gemara states that one who is mekadesh, betroths, a woman in a Jewish marriage ceremony, betroths her subject to the will of the Chachamim. The Baalei mussar, Masters of Ethics, derive from this statement that one who wishes to … Continue reading

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Kesubos 2 Besulah and the Bais HaMikdash

A besulah marries on the fourth day of the week. The Devarim Nechmadim interprets this statement homiletically. The Yerushalmi (Brachos 2:4) states that on the day the Bais HaMikdash was destroyed, the Redeemer was born. The Mishnah alludes to this … Continue reading

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