Category Archives: Moshe

Tehillim 1:1

(1:1) Dovid HaMelech begins where Moshe left offDovid HaMelech begins Sefer Tehillim with the word Ashrei. The Medrash (Medrash Tehillim §1) states that where Yaakov left off with the word bizos, Moshe Rabbeinu began with vizos habracha. Where Moshe ended … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Yisro 5768

Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Yisro 5768 Shabbos in the Parashah In this week’s parashah it is said (Shemos 18:1) vayishma Yisro chohein Midyan chosein Moshe es kol asher asa Elokim liMoshe uliYisroel amo ki hotzi HaShem es Yisroel mimitzrayim, Yisro, the … Continue reading

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Ramazei DiOraysa: Hints in the Torah Volume 1 Issue 14

רמזי דאורייתאRamazei DiOraysa: Hints in the TorahVolume 1 Issue 14 It is said (Shemos 6:5) lachein emor, therefore, say. The word lachein equals in gematria 100, and this alludes to the statement in the Gemara (Menachos 43b) that one is … Continue reading

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Nedarim 7b: Dasan and Aviram did not get away with murder

The Gemara states that that the source for the precept that poverty is akin to death is from that which it is said (Shemos 4:19) Hashem said to Moshe in Midyan, “Go, return to Egypt, for all the people who … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Shemos 5768

Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Shemos 5768 Shabbos in the Parashah This week we commence a new book in the Torah, the Book of Shemos. The Ramban refers to the Book of Shemos as the Book of Geulah, Redemption. In continuing with … Continue reading

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Reb Chaim Kanievsky and the computer search

Recently an interesting episode occurred with Reb Chaim Kanievsky that demonstrated that despite the amazing advances made by modern technology, nothing can be substituted for diligence in Torah study. A Torah scholar in Bnei Barak was discussing Torah topics with … Continue reading

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Moshe and the Bais HaMikdash

In this week’s parashah, Pekudei, it is said eileh fekudei HaMishkan mishkan haeidus asher pukad al pi Moshe avodas haleviim beyad Issamar Ben Aharon HaKohen, these are the reckonings of the Tabernacle, the Tabernacle of Testimony, which were reckoned at … Continue reading

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