Tag Archives: Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky

Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeishev-Chanukah 5777


vayeishev-chanukah-5777 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeishev-Chanukah 5777 Shabbos and Chanukah: Extending Miracles into Nature Introduction In this week’s parashah it is said (Bereishis 37:1) vayeishev Yaakov bieretz migurei aviv bieretz Canaan eileh toldos Yaakov Yosef, Yaakov settled in the land of his … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayishlach 5777


vayishlach-5777 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayishlach 5777 Shabbos: Challenge at Twilight and Receiving the Wealth of Shabbos Introduction In this week’s parashah the Torah relates how Yaakov encountered the angel of Esav and struggled with him. The Torah records that the angel … Continue reading

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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 Vayeira 5777


vayeira-5777 new-stories-vayeria-5777 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayeira 5777 Avraham and Eradication of Evil Introduction This week’s parashah contains a theme that appears to run throughout the entire parashah. The Torah commences this week with the incident where Avraham has just been circumcised … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Shabbos Chol HaMoed-Shemini Atzeres-Vezos Habracha 5777


shabbos-chol-hamoed-shemini-atzeres-vezos-habracha-5777 new-stories-shabbos-chol-hamoed-shemini-atzeres-vezos-habracha-5777 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Shabbos Chol HaMoed-Shemini Atzeres-Vezos Habracha 5777 Moshe Broke the Luchos to Demonstrate that the World Needs the Jewish People Introduction This coming week we will complete the reading of the Torah and celebrate Simchas Torah. We … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Shoftim 5776


shoftim-5776 new-stories-shoftim-5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Shoftim 5776 Kingship in Our Times Introduction In this week’s parashah the Torah discusses the laws of appointing a king over the Jewish People. It is difficult for us to imagine in our times what it … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Korach 5776


Korach 5776 New Stories Korach 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Korach 5776 It’s All a Matter of Perspective Introduction In this week’s parashah the Torah records the rebellion that Korach staged against Moshe. Every year we are confounded by the audacity of … Continue reading

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