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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeitzei 5777


vayeitzei-5777 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeitzei 5777 Yaakov Subdues Lavan Through Shabbos Introduction In this week’s parashah it is said (Bereishis 29:1-3) vayisa Yaakov raglav vayeilech artzah vnei kedem vayar vehinei beer basadeh vehinei sham shelosha edrei tzon rovtzim aleha ki min … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Noach 5777


noach-5777 new-stories-noach-5777 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Noach 5776 Noach and Shabbos Introduction This week the Torah discusses Noach, a person who is depicted as a righteous person and who is saved from the Great Flood that destroyed the populated world. Noach appears … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Vayeilech-Shabbos Shuva 5777 Inspiration


In this week’s parasha it is said (Devarim 31:1) וַיֵּלֶךְ מֹשֶׁה וַיְדַבֵּר אֶת הַדְּבָרִים הָאֵלֶּה אֶל כָּל יִשְׂרָאֵל, Moshe went and spoke these words to all of Israel. Where did Moshe go, everyone wonders? Let us stake a stroll down … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Eikev 5776


Eikev 5776 New Stories Eikev 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim   Eikev 5776 On Shabbos One Indulges in the Physical on a Higher Plane Introduction At the end of last week’s parashah it is said (Devarim 7:11) vishamarta es hamitzvah vies … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Korach Inspiration 5776


What was Korach’s mistake? The Mishna (Avos 5:17) states כָּל מַחֲלֹקֶת שֶׁהִיא לְשֵׁם שָׁמַיִם, סוֹפָהּ לְהִתְקַיֵּם. וְשֶׁאֵינָהּ לְשֵׁם שָׁמַיִם, אֵין סוֹפָהּ לְהִתְקַיֵּם. אֵיזוֹ הִיא מַחֲלֹקֶת שֶׁהִיא לְשֵׁם שָׁמַיִם, זוֹ מַחֲלֹקֶת הִלֵּל וְשַׁמַּאי. וְשֶׁאֵינָהּ לְשֵׁם שָׁמַיִם, זוֹ מַחֲלֹקֶת קֹרַח וְכָל עֲדָתוֹ, … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Bechukosai Inspiration 5776


The Parasha begins with the words אִם בְּחֻקֹּתַי תֵּלֵכוּ, if you will walk in my statutes. The Baal HaTurim (Devarim 11:27; See Tanchuma Re’eh 4) points out that the blessings commence with the letter א and culminates with the letter ת, … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Emor 5776


Emor 5776 New Stories Emor 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Emor 5776 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 the … Continue reading

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