Monthly Archives: May 2015

Erev Shabbos Kodesh Naso Inspiration 5775


Parashas Naso, curiously enough, discusses the word נשא in various forms. We have the word נשא itself, meaning to uplift. Further on in the parasha we learn about Bircas Kohanim, where the Kohanim bless the people with the words  יִשָּׂא … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim: Naso 5775


Naso 5775 New Stories Naso 5775 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Naso 5775 It will be good in the end Introduction In this week’s parasha we learn about two seemingly unrelated ideas. One idea is that of the Sota, the adulteress woman who … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim: Bamidbar-Shavuos 5775


Bamidbar-Shavuos 5775 New Stories Bamidbar-Shavuos 5775 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Bamidbar-Shavuos 5775 Peace through the actions of the wicked Introduction This week I was discussing with a friend of mine the name of the leader of the tribe of Shimon, Shlumiel … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Behar-Bechukosai Inspiration 5775


In this week’s parasha we learn about the precept that the Jewish People are servants of HaShem and not servants to servants. Essentially, the charge at Sinai was that we should become servants of HaShem, as it is said (Shemos … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim: Behar-Bechukosai 5775


Behar-Bechukosai 5775 New Stories Behar-Bechukosai 5775 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Behar-Bechukosai 5775 Sustenance, Torah and Shabbos Introduction In the difficult economic times that are currently prevalent, it is worth noting that this week’s parasha provides the solution. It is said (Vayikra 26:3) … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Emor Inspiration 5775


The Book of Vayikra is referred to as Toras Kohanim, the laws of the Kohanim, and this weeks’ parasha, or, certainly fits that appellation, as the bulk of the parasha discusses laws for the Kohanim regarding purity and impurity, blemishes, … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim: Emor 5775


Emor 5775 New Stories Emor 5775 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Emor 5775 Sticking Together Introduction In this week’s parasha, the Torah informs us of the man who was a son of an Egyptian man and a Jewish woman, who blasphemed using … Continue reading

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