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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 Toldos 5777


toldos-5777 new-stories-toldos-5777 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Toldos 5777 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 regarding the wells. The … 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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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Lech Lecho 5777


lech-lecho-5777 new-stories-lech-lecho-5777 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Lech Lecho 5776 No Evil on Shabbos Introduction In this week’s parashah the Torah records a dispute between Avraham and his nephew Lot. Avraham discovers that Lot is allowing his shepherds to graze the sheep in … 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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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Eikev Inspiration 5776


In this week’s parasha we read the second passage of Shema, where it is said (Devarim 11:13-15) וְהָיָה אִם שָׁמֹעַ תִּשְׁמְעוּ אֶל מִצְוֹתַי אֲשֶׁר אָנֹכִי מְצַוֶּה אֶתְכֶם הַיּוֹם לְאַהֲבָה אֶת יְ-הֹ-וָ-ה אֱ-לֹהֵיכֶם וּלְעָבְדוֹ בְּכָל לְבַבְכֶם וּבְכָל נַפְשְׁכֶם: {יד} וְנָתַתִּי מְטַר … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vaeschanan-Nachamu 5776


Vaeschanan-Nachamu 5776 New Stories Vaeschanan-Nachamu 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vaeschanan-Nachamu 5776 Only HaShem can Truly Comfort us Introduction This week is referred to as Shabbos Nachamu, the Shabbos of Consolation. One must wonder where the consolation is. We just finished mourning … Continue reading

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