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Posted on: March 27th, 2015
Outside of the High Holidays, Pesach is probably the most celebrated biblical holiday for the majority of Jews.
Posted on: March 26th, 2015
So what type of praise is it that Aaron followed orders?
Yachatz is not mentioned in the Gemara. What is the foundation for yachatz?
Why is it necessary to invite people to eat from the korban Pesach?
Did you ever notice that immediately upon being granted our freedom from Egypt, the Jewish people accepted upon themselves the yoke of a new master – Hashem?
Why does Torah make the priests go through a long and seemingly bizarre induction ceremony?
Often people in important positions separate from everyday people & tasks-NOT the Kohen Gadol
Rambam warns that a festival meal without taking care of the needy isn't fulfilling simchat yom tov
Posted on: March 20th, 2015
These four parshiyos are viewed as steps in a progression toward Pesach, the Yom Tov of teshuvah m’ahavah, of returning to Hashem out of love.
The obvious conclusion from this passage is that when the third Beis HaMikdash is built, since we, unlike the Jews who left Egypt, would not have the need for sacrifices, they would apparently not be part of the service.
Posted on: March 19th, 2015
If my garment is clean, then I will be careful about maintaining its beauty. If it is soiled, I will not be as careful.
The Ran asks why the Gemara concludes that since we are unsure which two of the four we must recline for, that we must recline for all four.
Though God can’t benefit from gifts to him the best way to create a relationship is by giving to Him
Judaism was so democratic that not only did it reject familial and economic aristocracy, it rejected intellectual aristocracy as well. We have many laws to honor Torah scholars.
"Adam" speaks to the universal dimension of the Temple. He is the parent of all humankind.
Posted on: March 13th, 2015
It is no coincidence that Nissan marks the start of spring, when nature comes alive in all its glory.
Before we embark on a major project or make a fateful decision we must get a wide-range of views and perspectives.
So we see that both in the Mishkan, and in the creation of the world, Hashem held back. That is what we do on Shabbos. We hold back our desire to be creative and restrict our activities.
Posted on: March 12th, 2015
Rabbi Fohrman considers what it mean to bring God into this world through space and through time.
Examples of the group of fundamental commandments are Sabbath, prayer and Jewish education.
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