Monthly Archives: January 2015

Erev Shabbos Kodesh Beshalach Inspiration 5775


The parasha commences with what appears to be the most mind boggling statement ever issued by HaShem in His Torah. It is said (Shemos 13:17) וַיְהִי בְּשַׁלַּח פַּרְעֹה אֶת הָעָם וְלֹא נָחָם אֱ-לֹהִים דֶּרֶךְ אֶרֶץ פְּלִשְׁתִּים כִּי קָרוֹב הוּא כִּי … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Beshalach 5775


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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Bo Inspiration 5775


The Parasha commences with the plague of ארבה, locusts. Moshe says to Pharaoh (Shemos 10:3) עד מתי מאנת לענות מפני שלא עמי ויעבדוני כי אם מאן אתה לשלח את עמי הנני מביא מחר ארבה בגבולך, until when will you refuse … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Vaera Inspiration 5775


In this week’s parasha we find that HaShem uses an interesting choice of words when describing the Promised Land to Moshe. It is said (Shemos 6:4) וְגַם הֲקִמֹתִי אֶת בְּרִיתִי אִתָּם לָתֵת לָהֶם אֶת אֶרֶץ כְּנָעַן אֵת אֶרֶץ מְגֻרֵיהֶם אֲשֶׁר … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Shemos Inspiration 5775


The Parasha of Shemos evokes images of persecution, torture and embittered slavery. While all this may be true, it is worthwhile to discover the concealed blessing in all the suffering. The Divrei Yirmiyahu (Rabbi Chaim Yirmiyahu Flansburg) wonders why the … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Vayechi Inspiration 5775


I am always intrigued about the tribe of Dan. We don’t hear much about this tribe, save for Micha’s idol and Shimshon. Yet, Yaakov seems to hope that Shimshon or one of his descendants will be Moshiach. How can this … Continue reading

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