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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 Devarim-Chazon Inspiration 5776


This Shabbos is referred to as Shabbos Chazon, the Shabbos of vision. The simple explanation for this appellation is that on the Shabbos prior to Tisha Ba’Av we read the Haftorah that begins with the words (Yeshaya 1:1) חֲזוֹן יְשַׁעְיָהוּ … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Acharei-Mos 5776


Acharei-Mos 5776 New Stories Acharei-Mos 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Acharei-Mos 5776  Thoughts About Pesach After Pesach Introduction (This piece was written in a year prior to Pesach but is applicable now also) Distance yourself from the actions of the Egyptians and … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Bechukosai 5771


שבת טעם החיים בחוקותי תשע”א Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Bechukosai 5771 Is Berlin really Jerusalem? אם בחקתי תלכו ואת מצותי תשמרו ועשיתם אתם ונתתי גשמיכם בעתם ונתנה הארץ יבולה ועץ השדה יתן פריו, if you will follow My decrees and observe … Continue reading

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