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Appreciating Greatness

Why did the Torah add baderch btzayschem M'mitzrayim to the command to remember the Miriam incident?

Aleph Beta: Shelach: Relating To A Vengeful God‏

What was so bad about the spies sin and how can we connect to such an angry, vengeful God?

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Shelach

The Children of Israel chose a natural human existence, as opposed to living supernatural lives

Shabbos: A Day With Hashem A Flame Of Emotion

"If I give you a box of candles will you light them each erev Shabbos?"

More Humble Than Any Other: Moshe And The Quest For God

How does haughtiness lead to a loss of faith? Pride to the eclipse of God?

The Qualities of Aharon and the Land of Israel

Let's emulate Aharon’s devotion to Jewish values & religious standards while helping all of society

Take The Long Road Home

Moshe realized that the halt to their march will have major repercussions. The body that had been so carefully assembled, with a single purpose and goal, began to fray.

Limitation Can Be A Conduit To Freedom

Mitzvot, even restrictive laws, often teach self-discipline which is a venue to freedom.

What Did The Mon Taste Like?

The flavor of the mon was not artificial; the mon would now consist of the actual flavors from the desired food.

Redeeming Relevance in the Weekly Parsha: Beha’alotcha

Despite unequal status, teamwork is the surest route to harmony and maximum self-expression.

Why A Flag?

What if someone would come to you and offer you everything that is desirable in this world, but with one condition: you have to give up your essence.

Sotah And The True Purpose Of Torah Learning

Torah learning is valueless unless it enhances personal morality, fostering closer connection to God

Jewish Leadership 101

Why was Samson singled out as the only Shofet required to be a nazir from cradle to grave?

Minor Acquisitions In Halacha

Tosafos suggests several answers as to how a minor can own an item, m’d’Oraisa.

Aleph Beta: Naso: Letting Our Children Go

This week's video discusses the important connection between the Priestly Blessing and parenting.

Redeeming Relevance on the Weekly Torah Portion: Naso

Many of us simply don’t get the need for the Torah to list the exact same gift offering, 12 times!

Parshas Bamidbar – Prophet Marries Prostitute… Huh?

There is a great debate as to whether this story actually took place or is simply a metaphor, a prophetic vision shown to Hoshea by Hashem.

‘The Curse Of Anonymity’

Every person is presented with moments when he/she must make difficult decisions about how to proceed.

The Brotherhood

One does not necessarily share the opinions of one’s brother. One may disapprove of his actions, values, and/or beliefs. However, with brothers there is a bond of love and caring that transcends all differences.

A Tale Of Two Sea Merchants

So if we basically live the same life, why should he get eternal reward and not me?”

What About A Kohenes?

The question is: What about pidyon haben? Can one give the five sela’im required for pidyon haben to a kohen’s daughter?

The Unique Holiday Of Shavuos

In Parshas Pinchas the Torah introduces the Mussaf for Shavuos by describing it as Yom HaBikurim when we bring the new offering.

The Indispensable Wilderness

The desert, with its unearthly silence & emptiness, is the condition in which the Word can be heard

The Great Importance Of Counting

The census focused on the individual, proving each is created as irreplaceable, unique images of God

Aleph Beta: Bamidbar: Why We Count

Why does the Torah use two different words for "to count," and what does each indicate?

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