Repulsive And Disgraceful ‘The Holy One…Does Not Cause Mishaps To The Righteous’ (Gittin 7a)
The snake didn’t have an intrinsic craving for Chava. Only after he looked did he start desiring her.
Question: When a stranger approaches a congregant in shul asking for tzedakah, should the congregant verify that the person’s need is genuine? Furthermore, what constitutes tzedakah? Is a donation to a synagogue, yeshiva, or hospital considered tzedakah? Zvi Kirschner (Via E-Mail)
Ramban says the Patriarchs were considered to be Jews, meaning they kept the Torah and all its Commandments, while living in the Land of Canaan.
Obviously, this wasn’t the first time Yaakov read Shema. He had accepted Hashem’s dominion on a daily basis for decades. But this was a new level of understanding he was only able to obtain through these powerful emotions.
"What is the problem, then?" asked Mrs. Rhein. "We can pay $5,000; the payment from the summer and what we owe for now."
Joseph reframed his entire past, now understanding himself charged with a life-saving mission by God
Some have pointed out that the Gemara says that priyah was not an obligation until Maamad Har Sinai.
It was only later in the day, during afternoon carpool, that things abruptly spun out of control. Literally.
I have often taught that whatever pain or challenge assails us, the parshah of the week will always guide and comfort us
In Parshat Vayigash, we witness Judah's epic monologue to Joseph change the course of history --
Perhaps the greater miracle of Chanukah was the Chashmonaim's envisioning a miraculous Jewish future
Was it not obvious that these dreams foretold the wine-bearer’s reinstatement and the baker’s execution?
Utilizing the hidden light of Chanukah, we can defeat Islam and Yishmael.
No year will exceed the seminary year in influencing the development of these young women.
Both Yehudah & Yehudah HaMaccabee were aware of their missions challenges, yet, they went forward
Payment on the covenant began that fateful day Jacob sent Joseph from the valley of Hebron to search for his brothers.