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.
Even if a certain halacha appears in the same Gemara as another, the Rambam is known to place it in the section that he felt it belonged.
Perhaps the greatest manifestation of human creativity in the Torah is the building of the Mishkan
Torah is written with a human bent; As the Talmud says, "The Torah speaks in the language of men."
Even though it sometimes seems as if we have been abandoned, nothing could be further from the truth.
The moment Moshe Rabbeinu was deemed by the mixed multitude to be an inept leader, it was Yosef who filled the void in people’s hearts.
Over and over, the text tells us about "keeping" Shabbat, about holiness, and a covenant - but why?
Aharon’s guilt with the golden calf is not clear-cut. What if Moshe were in his brother’s place?
When Hashem told Moshe of the option to destroy the people and make him and his descendants into a great nation, Hashem was telling Moshe that it is up to him.
Why would the exemption of women from donating the half shekel exempt them from davening Musaf?
This concept should be very relevant to us as we, too, should be happy beyond description.
Does Hashem ever go away and not pay attention to us?
In other words, the Torah is an expression of the Way that we must follow in order to live a divine-like life and to bond in the highest way possible with God or Being Itself.
The Chasam Sofer answers that one of only prohibited from wearing a garment that contains shatnez if he does so while wearing the garment for pleasure purposes.
The avodah (service) of the kohen gadol is vital and highly sensitive; the world’s very existence depends on it.
This was a spontaneous act of rest after the miracle of vanquishing their respective foes. The following year they celebrated on the same days as a minhag.
In holy places it's important to maintain a level of silence permitting people to dialogue with God
How the 3 partitions of the mishkan each relate to a layer of creation, aiding our connection to God
What about the Temple service required God to intervene commanding Aaron what he needed to wear?
An open miracle occurred before our very eyes… the scheduled demonstration turned into a resounding celebration.
The keruvim, or cherubs, appear in the tabernacle in three different places. What is their meaning?
While it may appear that man is in charge, Hashem orchestrates every activity on the planet
Man feels vulnerable, exposed, even when he considers himself a great being.
The Aruch Laner asks: How can Rashi say that the third Beis Hamikdash will descend as fire from heaven when every Jew prays several times a day for the rebuilding of the Beis Hamikdash?