Tag Archives: Erev Shabbos Kodesh Inspiration

Erev Shabbos Kodesh Vayishlach 5777 Inspiration


I once heard someone ask someone, “what are  all these אלופים about at the end of Parashas Vayishlach? Upon hearing the question, I immediately responded, “אלופו של עולם,” a reference to HaShem, the Chief Officer of the world. I have … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Vayeitzei 5777 Inspiration


After receiving a heavenly vision in a dream, Yaakov is prepared to continue on his journey to the Land of Lavan, his uncle and soon to be his nemesis. It is said (Bereishis 29:1), וַיִּשָּׂא יַעֲקֹב רַגְלָיו וַיֵּלֶךְ אַרְצָה בְנֵי … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Toldos 5777 Inspiration


This week we learn that even prior to birth, Yaakov and Esav are already battling out, struggling to conquer each other’s personalities, lands and portion in the World to Come. One must wonder why there was a need to have … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Chaye Sara 5777 Inspiration


The focus of this week’s parasha is the matchmaking between Yitzchak and Rivka, facilitated by Eliezer, Avraham’s faithful servant. Nonetheless, the onset of the parasha is connected to this matchmaking, albeit with a different spin. The Torah states that Sara … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Vayeira 5777 Inspiration


In this week’s parasha, we learn about the amazing chesed that Avraham performs for his three guests, angels in the guise of people. Avraham was in extreme pain from his recent circumcision (although the commentators say that HaShem’s visit healed … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Lech Lecho 5777 Inspiration


In this week’s parasha the Ramban offers us a powerful lesson related to the current Presidential elections. The Torah states that there was a hunger in the Land of Canaan and Abraham left with his wife Sara and they descended … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Noach 5777 Inspiration


In this week’s parasha we learn about the דור הפלגה, the Generation of Dispersion. The commentators struggle to understand their sin. The simple reading of the verses does not give us any indication of rebellion against HaShem. Yet, the Medrash … Continue reading

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