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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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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 Bereishis 5777 Inspiration


The Torah commences with the story of creation. Light and darkness, heaven and earth, vegetation, animals and finally man is created. After all this grandeur, Adam and Chava sin, as the Serpent seduces Chava to eat from the Tree of … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Korach Inspiration 5776


What was Korach’s mistake? The Mishna (Avos 5:17) states כָּל מַחֲלֹקֶת שֶׁהִיא לְשֵׁם שָׁמַיִם, סוֹפָהּ לְהִתְקַיֵּם. וְשֶׁאֵינָהּ לְשֵׁם שָׁמַיִם, אֵין סוֹפָהּ לְהִתְקַיֵּם. אֵיזוֹ הִיא מַחֲלֹקֶת שֶׁהִיא לְשֵׁם שָׁמַיִם, זוֹ מַחֲלֹקֶת הִלֵּל וְשַׁמַּאי. וְשֶׁאֵינָהּ לְשֵׁם שָׁמַיִם, זוֹ מַחֲלֹקֶת קֹרַח וְכָל עֲדָתוֹ, … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Bamidbar-Shavuos 5776


Bamidbar-Shavuos 5776 New Stories Bamidbar-Shavuos 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Bamidbar-Shavuos 5776 Peace through the actions of the wicked Introduction This week I was discussing with a friend of mine the name of the leader of the tribe of Shimon, Shlumiel Ben … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Inspiration Tazria 5776


Tazria is a difficult parasha to study and absorb, as the parasha discuses laws that don’t seem to have relevance to our lives. The practical laws of tzaraas are irrelevant, as the Ramban writes that tzaraas was a gift from … Continue reading

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Toras Purim 5776


Toras Purim 5776 Toras Purim 5776 תורת פורים תשע”ו So this year we decided to focus on a hot topic, specifically immigration. Well, actually, a topic similar to immigration, called conversion. And more specifically, Amalekite conversion. You may be wondering … Continue reading

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