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The Last Eight Pesukim

20 Tishri 5776 – October 2, 2015
Tosafos quotes an explanation from R’ Meshulem that the halacha requires that the one who is called up to the Torah for those pesukim must read them himself and cannot have a baal korei read them for him.

The King, The Kapparah, And The Cloud

‘You shall dwell in booths (sukkos) for seven days because I caused the Jewish People to dwell in booths when I took them from the land of Egypt.’

To Pierce The Clouds

Judaism stipulates that not only does Hashem reveal Himself to the prophets, but to all creation.

Is It Bad To Be Vulnerable?

Sitting in your Sukkah remember: No one is so powerful, wealthy, smart or talented to not need God

You Can’t Help Me; You Can’t Harm Me

19 Tishri 5776 – October 1, 2015
If you were the most generous, loving person in the world, and you were completely devoted to help me, if my time on this planet is up there is nothing that you can do to change that; any human is powerless to change my destiny.

A Night In The Emergency Room: A True Story

I stood up, lurching down the hall, and collided into an old man clutching a pole with in IV bag.

The Joy And Challenge Of Yom Tov

Sukkos is the Yom Tov regarding which it is written “You shall be very happy.”

Aleph Beta: V’Zot Habracha: Moses’ Farewell To Israel, Part 3/3

Are we, through our prayers, able to convince God to change the course of history?

Sukkot Video

17 Tishri 5776 – September 30, 2015
A musical offering from the Jerusalem troubadour, David Herman. Chag Sameach!

The Universality Of Sukkot

14 Tishri 5776 – September 27, 2015
Sukkot's the only festival sharing the pilgrimage cycle & part of Tishrei sequence-hence, double JOY

Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) Guide for the Perplexed, 2015

Sukkot is a universal holiday, inviting all peoples of the world to come on pilgrimage to Jerusalem.

Sukkot: Secret To Happiness

Why is Sukkot deemed the ultimate holiday of happiness and joy?

Sukkah Reflections

13 Tishri 5776 – September 25, 2015

Boundless Boundaries

The Sukkah is the place from which we venture into the world, applying Torah to all aspects of life.

Don’t Just Sit There

For the most part, we don’t usually experience a great revelation from performing a mitzvah.

The Broken Stem

12 Tishri 5776 – September 24, 2015
The lulav also symbolizes the scepter of victory with which we emerge after vanquishing the Yom Kippur prosecutor.

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Normal Consumption ‘Leave Aside Babylonian Kutach’ (Nazir 36b)

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