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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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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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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 Vaeschanan-Nachamu Inspiration 5776


This week’s parasha, Vaeschanan, is referred to as Shabbos Nachamu because of the Haftorah that we read which begins with the words (Yeshaya 40:1) נַחֲמוּ נַחֲמוּ עַמִּי יֹאמַר א-ֱלֹהֵיכֶם, comfort, comfort My people, says your G-d.  We must wonder, however, … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Devarim-Chazon 5776


Devarim-Chazon 5776 New Stories Devarim-Chazon 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Devarim-Chazon 5776 Eicha: A Time to Give, not to Receive Introduction איכה אשא לבדי טרחכם ומשאכם וריבכם, how can I alone carry your contentiousness, your burdens, and your quarrels? (Devarim 1:12) In … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Metzora-Shabbos HaGadol 5776


Metzora-Shabbos HaGadol 5776 New Stories Metzora-Shabbos HaGadol 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Metzora-Shabbos HaGadol 5776 Removing the Evil Inclination from Our Midst is the Catalyst to Freedom Introduction In this week’s parashah the Torah continues to discuss the laws of one who … 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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