Category Archives: Haman

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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Megiallh 13b Silver and the Tree


It is said in the Megillah (3:11) vayomer hamelech leHaman hakesef nasun lach, then the king said to Haman, “ the silver is given to you.” Tosfos in Megillah 13b writes that the word hakesef, the silver, equals in gematria … Continue reading

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Purim and Puraya


This one is sure to have everyone thinking. The Gemara refers to Purim as Puraya, which also means a bed in Aramaic. What does Purim have to do with a bed? Towards the end of the Megillah it is said … Continue reading

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