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Posted on: September 8th, 2016
When I first encountered this explanation, I took issue with it. For even if a shul’s courtyard does not possess kedushah, planting in it could still be prohibited.
If we succeed in developing a strong sense of justice in our homes and communities, perhaps our prayer for God to restore justice will be justly heard and accepted.
At the same time, a king is expected to remain humble. The Torah isn’t afraid the great honor accorded to him will bring him to arrogance.
Posted on: September 2nd, 2016
Sure, we are much better than the atheist who only sees the truth when it may be too late to start living a life of faith.
A person who gives charity dolefully or begrudgingly demonstrates that his faith is somewhat wanting and he has not fully fulfilled the mitzvah of giving charity.
Posted on: September 1st, 2016
The Dovev Meisharim (chelek 1, 18:3) quotes the Divrei Chaim who says that writing all four letters of the name simultaneously is considered writing the name out of order.
This week's portion, Re'ei, speaks of our need for a sense of place, how difficult it often is to find, and how we must protect others' sense of place.
By gradually increasing the workload, the body is called upon to respond. The work should never be easy.
Posted on: August 29th, 2016
Is the Torah to be read exactly as the Jews who received it would have, or, is it actually to be read in a contemporary way that can't possibly be the same as those who first received the Torah?
Posted on: August 26th, 2016
Deep contemplation, loyalty, ambition and intelligence define the traits of one born in Elul, the month symbolized by Virgo, a sign of purity.
A leader must be aware of and responsible for all details on the ship - big or small.
Posted on: August 25th, 2016
While the sincerity of the little fellow might be touching, he is missing the point.
They bentched nonetheless, though, because they were given a specific mitzvah to thank Hashem for the mon.
Is it possible God afflicted the nation of Israel through the past 40 years of the desert, withholding food and water from them...on purpose? How can we have a relationship with a God like that?
How could I possibly handle all these different emotions on top of the complexities of life? Easy,,,by dancing.
Posted on: August 24th, 2016
A musical perspective on Parshat Ekev...
Posted on: August 19th, 2016
Throughout the perek, the navi describes the greatness of Hashem Yisbarach and His tender loving care and concern for His people, Klal Yisrael.
Posted on: August 18th, 2016
When a man mounts a horse, the man may weigh 150 pounds, the horse more than 2,000. Yet the man commands the horse to ride, gallop, turn, and stop.
The halacha is that even if a person has already fulfilled a mitzvah he can still be motzi another who has not yet fulfilled it.
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