Monthly Archives: September 2014

Erev Shabbos Kodesh Rosh HaShanah-Haazinu Inspiration 5775


Chag Kosher Visameach! Did I say that right? Well, it’;s not Pesach tonight, but some things that we do prior to Rosh HaShanah and on Rosh HaShanah sure seem reminiscent of Pesach. Let’s take, for example, the custom of those … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Shabbos Nitzvaim-Vayeilech Inspiration 5774


In this week’s parasha of Nitzvaim we find an interesting passuk that states (Devarim 30:5) וֶהֱבִיאֲךָ יְ-ה-וָ-ה אֱלֹהֶיךָ אֶל הָאָרֶץ אֲשֶׁר יָרְשׁוּ אֲבֹתֶיךָ וִירִשְׁתָּהּ וְהֵיטִבְךָ וְהִרְבְּךָ מֵאֲבֹתֶיךָ, HaShem, your G-d, will bring you to the Land that your forefathers possessed … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Shabbos Ki Savo Inspiration 5774


Baruch HaShem my daughter got engaged this week to a fine boy in Eretz Yisroel so this is a wonderful opportunity to talk about gratitude and Eretz Yisroel. This week’s parasha begins with exactly that topic. Bikkurim is about showing … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Shabbos Ki Seitzei Inspiration 5774


The Rishonim (Baal HaTurim, Rokeach) explain the juxtaposition of the words at the end of last week’s parasha that states (Devarim 21:9) כִּי תַעֲשֶׂה הַיָּשָׁר בְּעֵינֵי יְ-ה-וָ-ה, when you do what what is upright in the eyes of HaShem, and … Continue reading

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