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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 Ki Savo Inspiration 5776


In this week’s parasha, Ki Savo, we find a very interesting pattern when the Torah discusses the bringing of Bikkurim, one’s first harvested fruits. The Torah describes numerous actions that one performs in the offering of Bikkurim. It shall be … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Chukas 5776


Chukas 5776 New Stories Chukas 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Chukas 5776 The Tribe of Levi, A Higher Standard Introduction ויאמר ה’ אל משה ואל אהרן יען לא האמנתם בי להקדישני לעיני בני ישראל לכן לא תביאו את הקבל השה אל … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Behar Inspiration 5776


Rashi writes in this week’s parasha that one should be conscious of the idea that HaShem’s document preceded the contract that one enters into a with a human master. This means that although one sells himself into slavery, he does … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Inspiration Tetzaveh 5776


I always find it intriguing that the parasha can be dedicated to one theme but either in the beginning or towards the end, the parasha seems to discuss something totally unrelated to the main theme. In Parashas Tetzaveh the theme … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Inspiration Mishpatim 5776


The Gemara (Bava Kama 60b) makes a puzzling statement regarding a passuk in this week’s parasha. It is said (Shemos 22:5) כִּי תֵצֵא אֵשׁ וּמָצְאָה קֹצִים וְנֶאֱכַל גָּדִישׁ אוֹ הַקָּמָה אוֹ הַשָּׂדֶה שַׁלֵּם יְשַׁלֵּם הַמַּבְעִר אֶת הַבְּעֵרָה, if a fire … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Noach Inspiration 5776


One of the more esoteric portions of the Torah appears in this week’s parasha. The Torah records HaShem informing Noach that if the people of the world reaches a point of depravation that they are deserving of destruction, HaShem will … Continue reading

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