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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 Haazinu-Sukkos 5777


haazinu-sukkos-5777 new-stories-haazinu-sukkos-5777 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Haazinu-Sukkos 5777 The Spiritual Ingathering of Sukkos Introduction This week is Parashas Haazinu and will be followed next week by Sukkos. What is interesting about the association between Haazinu and Sukkos is that Haazinu is basically … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Matos-Masei Inspiration 5776


One may consider the reading of the journeys of the Jewish People in the Wilderness irrelevant to our daily lives, but I am always fascinated by the number of journeys, which is 42. The Malbim and others point out that … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Chukas Inspiration 5776


This week’s parasha tells us of the sin of Moshe Rabbeinu, where HaShem commanded him to speak to the rock and instead he hit the rock. HaShem was displeased with this contradiction of His instructions and HaShem informed Moshe and … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Inspiration Vayechi 5776


In this last Parasha of Chumash Bereishis, we discover a new Yaakov. We encounter a Yaakov who is relaxed, content and preparing to leave this world with the knowledge that all of his children are righteous and following in his … Continue reading

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Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayechi 5776


Vayechi 5776 New Stories Vayechi 5776 Shabbos: Ta’am HaChaim Vayechi 5776 If not with Shabbos, then with Tosefes Shabbos Introduction In this week’s parashah the Torah relates how Yaakov blessed his children. The Torah states regarding the blessing that Yaakov conferred … Continue reading

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Erev Shabbos Kodesh Inspiration Vayigash 5776


So the game is up. Yosef reveals himself to his brothers, they feel ashamed, and they live happily ever after. Well, almost. The Medrash throws us all for a loop stating that when Yosef reveals himself, the brothers were so … Continue reading

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