Monthly Archives: July 2015

Erev Shabbos Kodesh Vaeschanan-Nachamu Inspiration 5775


Why is it so important for us to know that Moshe entreated HaShem to allow him entry into Eretz Yisroel? Possible answers: To show us the love that we should have for Eretz Yisroel If Moshe would have entered into … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim: Vaeschanan-Nachamu 5775


Vaeschanan-Nachamu 5775 New Stories Vaeschanan-Nachamu 5775 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vaeschanan-Nachamu 5775 Less joy leads to the ultimate joy Introduction In this week’s parasha we learn of how Moshe requested from HaShem that he be granted entry into Eretz Yisroel. After entreating … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Devarim-Chazon Inspiration 5775


As we slowly head into Shabbos and a possible Tisha B’Av, it is worth examining the parallel between this mournful day and the name of this week’s parasha. The parasha is called Devarim, literally translated as “words.” The Gemara (Bava … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim: Devarim-Chazon 5775


Devarim-Chazon 5775 New Stories Devarim-Chazon 5775 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Devarim-Chazon 5775 Mourning and Joy Introduction Today is Shabbos, and the next day is Tisha Baav. How are we to understand the concept of going from Shabbos, a day of complete joy, … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Matos-Masei Inspiration 5775


What’s the connection between Nedarim, vows, and the request of Bnei Reuven and Bnei Gad to settle in Ever HaYarden, TransJordan? It is said (Shemos 31:16) וְשָׁמְרוּ בְנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל אֶת הַשַּׁבָּת לַעֲשׂוֹת אֶת הַשַּׁבָּת לְדֹרֹתָם בְּרִית עוֹלָם, the Children of … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim: Matos-Masei 5775


Matos-Masei 5775 New Stories Matos-Masei 5775 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Matos-Masei 5775 A Glimpse of Redemption Introduction In this week’s parashah, Masei, we learn about the journey of the Jewish People’s journey in the Wilderness. Let us draw a parallel between the … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Pinchas Inspiration 5775


It has been said that if one wants to remain alive, one should prove one’s self indispensable to the community. How does this rule apply in  practical manner? Tosfos (Brachos 7a) writes that in the mere moment that Balaam could … Continue reading

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