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Aleph Beta: Devarim: What Did Moses Do Wrong?

Moses begins Sefer Devarim reviewing much of the 40 years in the desert & why he can't enter Israel

Temples, Tribes, And Timeless Deeds

While they are definitely special occurrences, why are they cause for a new holiday?

You Have Dwelt Long Enough in Brooklyn and Beverly Hills!

Torah wasn’t given to be kept in Sinai; Brooklyn or Beverly Hills-It was meant to be kept in Israel!

When Is Tisha B’Av?

In addition to the restrictions of Tisha B’Av, there are several restrictions that one may not perform during the week that Tisha B’Av falls in.

From Tragedy To Triumph

The word “shavat” in the first kina of Tisha B’Av morning indicates a sudden suspension and cessation of time that accompanied the Temple's destruction.

Redeeming Relevance on the Weekly Parsha: Devarim

Words & expressions that don’t appear anywhere in Torah’s first 4 books suddenly appear in Devarim

Tisha B’Av Toil

Feeling Hashem's presence in our lives is the very purpose of the Beis HaMikdash.

Torat Hakehillah

Knowing and feeling that Torah is the only absolute truth will not only help us serve Hashem properly, it will also help us reach out to others. We can be confident that we are offering them the best product possible.

Do The Chosen Have Superior Souls?

When living in Israel, how can we be a light to the world's nations if we don’t live among non-Jews?

Aleph Beta: Matot-Masei: The Art of Negotiation‏

Analyzing the request to live on Jordan's other side to understand true communication: Trust&Respect

Putting Ourselves In Their Shoes

There are certain restrictions and abstentions that apply to Tisha B’Av that do not apply to regular aveilus.

Gad — The Tribe of the Nouveau Riche

Gad’s tremendous wealth considered with other points led rabbis to deduce Gad was very materialistic

Modifying the Law is Affirming It

The story of Zelophehad's daughters demonstrates Torah’s flexibility and ensuring justice.

Shabbos Mevorchim Menachem Av

A man from a distant city once came to Reb Hershel to bemoan the sorry state of his business affairs. To the tzaddik’s inquiry about the extent of his knowledge of religious practice, the man readily admitted his ignorance.

Parshat Pinchas

While leadership is always needed, complex situations require it at the highest level.

Quiet Sanctity Runs Deep

Not everybody’s greatness is readily apparent. Am mkadhsei shvi’i refers to the masses, the less notable among us, who exhibit the hidden, Rosh Chodesh type of sanctity.

Avenging Hashem’s Wrath

We do not find that Pinchas was chastised for what he did; on the contrary he was greatly rewarded.

Aleph Beta: Pinchas: What Is True Leadership?‏

Why does the Torah group "random" stories together in Parshat Pinchas? Are they really RANDOM?

Redeeming Relevance in the Weekly Parsha: Pinchas

5 sisters, with no brothers, questioned an assumed law concerning land inheritance in Israel-and won

Children And The Sins Of Their Parents

With Ruth, The Torah seems to be stating that children shouldn't be punished for the sins of parents

Shabbos: A Day With Hashem – The Musaf Addition

Without a foundation, one cannot hope to build a structure.

A Pleasing Transformation

Why do we have a parsha in Sefer Shemos named after Yisro who was not only a former idolater, but actually served as a priest for Avodah Zarah!

Strength Of A Lion

The Shulchan Aruch in the very first siman states that one should rise in the morning like a lion, implying that simply rising form bed requires strength of a lion, in line with the Midrash.

In Memoriam: Why Versus What

Attempts to interpret the message of Hashem in the absence of divine prophecy ultimately may twist that message in unintended ways that can lead to calamitous events.

Aleph Beta: Balak: What Is Israel’s Purpose In The World?‏

What's the nation of Israel's purpose in the world? How we can bring God's blessings into the world?

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