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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Ki Savo 5776


ki-savo-5776 new-stories-ki-savo-5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Ki Savo 5776 Shabbos is Truly a Day of Joy Introduction The commentators grapple with the idea that Shabbos is a day of happiness, as we recite in Shemone Esrei yismichu vimalchuscha shomrei Shabbos vikorei … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Devarim-Chazon 5776


Devarim-Chazon 5776 New Stories Devarim-Chazon 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Devarim-Chazon 5776 Eicha: A Time to Give, not to Receive Introduction איכה אשא לבדי טרחכם ומשאכם וריבכם, how can I alone carry your contentiousness, your burdens, and your quarrels? (Devarim 1:12) In … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Mishpatim 5776


Mishpatim 5776 New Stories Mishpatim 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Mishpatim 5776 Shabbos is a Spiritual Day Accompanied by Physical Indulgences Introduction In this week’s parasha we learn about the precursor to the Jewish people fashioning the Golden Calf. It is said … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim: Toldos 5776


Toldos 5776 New Stories Toldos 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Toldos 5776 Shabbos and the Opening of the Wells Introduction In this week’s parashah the Torah relates how Yitzchak dug wells and the shepherds of Gerar quarreled with the shepherds of Yitzchak … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim: Vayeilech-Shabbos Shuva 5776


Vayeilech-Shabbos Shuva 5776 New Stories Vayeilech-Shabbos Shuva 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeilech-Shabbos Shuva 5776 Repentance is Life Introduction This week is Parshas Vayeilech and Shabbos Shuvah, so named because of the Haftorah we read where the prophet Hoshea exhorts the Jewish … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Pesach 5775


Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Pesach 5775 What Did Haman Care About Shabbos And Pesach? Introduction The Gemara (Megillah 13b) states that Haman complained to Achashveirosh that the Jews are always claiming that, “it is Shabbos today, it’s Pesach today.” The commentators write … Continue reading

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