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Daf Yomi

8 Tevet 5777 – January 5, 2017
Must Investments Be Invested? ‘The Parts of the Iska Are Interdependent’ (Bava Metzia 105a)

Incinerated Coupons Part II

There is also another distinguishing factor to consider. In all the above cases, the item is inherently of value only to one person.

Slavery, Independence, And Work Ethics (Bava Metzia 76b)

The freedom to quit a job in the middle, like the exercise of all freedom, may need to be restrained to the extent that it hurts innocent people.

Soldiers In Hashem’s Army

The scene was surreal. We could hear the battle raging in Aza, but in the host’s realm there was relaxation, conversation, and the bubbly voice of our grandson.

Krias Shema, Now?

Since Yaakov was in the middle of the first pasuk of Krias Shema he was unable to interrupt himself, even to inquire about the wellbeing of his son the king.

Vayigash: The Epic Confrontation Between Judah and Joseph

In this week's parsha, Judah offers to sacrifice himself instead of Benjamin, because Jacob's soul is bound up in the soul of Benjamin. Where do we see the same language used centuries later?

TORAH SHORTS: Parshat Vayigash: Party Sacrifice of Peace

Before Jacob, animal sacrifices were completely consumed by fire. When he learned Yosef was alive, he offered a different type of sacrifice, the Shelamim, which is partially burnt and partially eaten

The Foundation Stone: Parshat Vayigash

6 Tevet 5777 – January 4, 2017
Could Judah REALLY expect the Viceroy to grasp his subtle threats and insults when translated? He didn't.

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Vayigash: Yosef‘s Invitation in to Exile

Yosef wanting to see his father Yakov again is understandable. Perhaps Yosef could not have left Egypt to do so. But did Yosef’s desire to see him justify making his father leave Israel for Egypt?

Reaching Out With Love

4 Tevet 5777 – January 1, 2017
How does one awaken a people? Navigate the difficult road of delivering the blunt and often unpleasant truth without offending our clueless brethren, without sounding harsh and judgmental? LOVE

“You Want It Brighter? We’ll Light The Flame!”

1 Tevet 5777 – December 30, 2016
Am Yisroel exists to bring light, healing and peace to the world.

The Isaac Covenant Part III: Menorah: Symbol of Exile or Redemption?

Considering the menorah through history. What is its meaning?

Thankful For My Dreams

The man before whom the brothers bowed was no longer the youthful dreamer. The reinterpreted Joseph dreampt no longer about himself, the dreams were now about something beyond the dreamer

Are Women Obligated To Say Hallel On Chanukah?

1 Tevet 5777 – December 29, 2016
The mitzvah to recite Hallel that Chazal instituted regarding Chanukah was in fact a direct result of the miracle of Chanukah; however, its essence is not to publicize the miracle but rather to give thanks for the miracle.

My Journey Out of Pain

I’d been reading a book about back pain which said that the real cause was pent up anger. Was I angry at someone?

The Disguises In Genesis

Jacob, Leah, Tamar and Joseph discover that, though they may never win the affection they desire, G-d is with them and that, ultimately, is enough. A disguise hides one from others, but not from G-d

Q & A: A Missed Torah Reading (Part VI)

Question: If a person was ill on Shabbos and unable to go to shul to hear Keri’at haTorah, must he have someone read it to him in shul upon his recovery? Sincerely, Isaac Greenberg

AlephBeta: Parshat Miketz: Why Didn’t Joseph Write Home?

Rabbi Fohrman will help us look at the story through Joseph's eyes, and explore the possibility that Joseph assumed his father was in on the plot, explaining why he never wrote home.

Hashem Fights Our Wars

The actual event for which we give thanksgiving and sing Hallel is the salvation of the Jewish people.

Daf Yomi

A Public Servant ‘You, Our Master, Are On Loan To Us…’ (Bava Metzia 97a)

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