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Posted on: April 21st, 2016
Stopping there, the Jewish people looked up and saw the Egyptians chasing after them.
First, the makka occurred on the first night of Pesach, not on Erev Pesach. Why, then, fast on Erev Pesach?
Posted on: April 15th, 2016
Witnessing the ten plagues, that spark was fanned into a roaring flame of faith, and they woke up, until they actually lived based on that faith. How?
Posted on: April 14th, 2016
However, if one did not recline during three or four of the cups we would require him to drink them again and recline.
This concept has great relevance to us both on the receiving as well as on the giving end.
This week, in Metzora, we'll dive a little deeper to find the meaning embedded in the strange rituals of becoming tahor, ritually pure.
Posted on: April 12th, 2016
Man in his ideal form is described as a speaker. Fitting that the sin most closely associated with tzaraat is misuse of speech.
Posted on: April 8th, 2016
The Jewish people do not usher in months like the rest of the world.
Posted on: April 7th, 2016
Before Hashem created the world, He thought (if it could be) to create it with the middas hadin – strict justice.
There are several answers given to that question and some may or may not apply to answer the question raised regarding a bris performed on Shabbos “illegally.”
Lie is filled with exquisite "pauses," moments built into the fabric of life offering an opportunity for growth
The quest begins in understanding just what Tumah and Tahara are, and how these new definitions can truly impact our lives today.
Posted on: April 5th, 2016
The outcast metzorah or zav, is essentially promised a quick rebirth within the Jewish nation.
Posted on: April 4th, 2016
The laws of shechita and tzaar ba’alei chayim were meant for Jewish communities who would eat meat occasionally, not for the huge industry we have today
Posted on: April 1st, 2016
The word matzah (mem, tzadik, hei) is an acronym for “mikol tzara hitzilanu (from all my troubles He has saved me)” ...in the merit of achilas matzah, of consuming matzah.
What did the absence of wine have to do with the nation’s ultimate understanding that Hashem is the true G-d?
What really defines a person as one type of decision maker or the other?
Posted on: March 31st, 2016
The halacha is that if a person can prevent the chaser from killing the victim without killing the rodef he must.
If a person is locked into the idea that he cannot change, then in fact he won’t be able to. To such a person, the Torah has no relevance.
We are connected to our past, not by feeble attempts to recreate history, but by the awareness with which we live in the present.
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