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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Vayishlach 5777 Inspiration


I once heard someone ask someone, “what are  all these אלופים about at the end of Parashas Vayishlach? Upon hearing the question, I immediately responded, “אלופו של עולם,” a reference to HaShem, the Chief Officer of the world. I have … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Vayeitzei 5777 Inspiration


After receiving a heavenly vision in a dream, Yaakov is prepared to continue on his journey to the Land of Lavan, his uncle and soon to be his nemesis. It is said (Bereishis 29:1), וַיִּשָּׂא יַעֲקֹב רַגְלָיו וַיֵּלֶךְ אַרְצָה בְנֵי … 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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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Toldos 5777 Inspiration


This week we learn that even prior to birth, Yaakov and Esav are already battling out, struggling to conquer each other’s personalities, lands and portion in the World to Come. One must wonder why there was a need to have … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Noach 5777


noach-5777 new-stories-noach-5777 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Noach 5776 Noach and Shabbos Introduction This week the Torah discusses Noach, a person who is depicted as a righteous person and who is saved from the Great Flood that destroyed the populated world. Noach appears … 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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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Vayeilech-Shabbos Shuva 5777 Inspiration


In this week’s parasha it is said (Devarim 31:1) וַיֵּלֶךְ מֹשֶׁה וַיְדַבֵּר אֶת הַדְּבָרִים הָאֵלֶּה אֶל כָּל יִשְׂרָאֵל, Moshe went and spoke these words to all of Israel. Where did Moshe go, everyone wonders? Let us stake a stroll down … Continue reading

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