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Food For The Soul

When Chazal call not eating treif food a chok, that refers to how it functions.

The Rationale For The Dietary Laws

Kashrut reminds us that in the end, God is the arbiter of right and wrong.

Redeeming Relevance in the Weekly Parsha: Shemini

The successful student listens more than speaks out; wants his ideas critiqued, not just appreciated

Intoxicated Ruling

Why would it not be sufficient to simply state lehoros from which we derive that in such a state one may not issue any psak?

Aleph Beta: Shemini: What Does Aaron Teach Us About Loss?‏

What do we learn about overcoming loss from the argument between Moses and Aaron's remaining 2 sons?

Naturally Unique

Each of the unique roles attributed to Moshe share the common theme that they require of and grant higher sanctity to the individual filling the role.

Some Seek To Remember, Others To Forget

The Torah commands we remember and not to forget we accepted Torah and became the chosen nation at Mount Sinai (Devarim 8:18).

Preserving The Memory Of The Holocaust

Unless ritual is introduced, the Shoah will be remembered as a footnote in history in 100 years

Pesach – Season Of Emunah

And the farmer can’t help but feel a sense of pride. After all, it was his wisdom that led him to choose corn, not like that fool of a guy next door who planted wheat.

Give Us Space: Another Look At Yetziat Mitzraim

As Jews, we seem obsessed with Yetziat Mitzraim. We are obligated to recall the day that we left Mitzraim, twice a day. Yetziat Mitzraim...

Shabbos: A Day With Hashem Say Thank You!

This is a night of giving thanks to Hashem!

Tell Me A Story

Prayer is another area where we distinguish between kiyum hamitzvah and maaseh mitzvah.

Why Do We Need Yachatz?

The Netziv answered that there is a difference between a piece of bread that was cut already in front of you, and one that was cut from beforehand.

The Deeper Meaning Of Dayenu

Dayenu is not a song of complaint; it is rather a song of thanksgiving to God.

The Greatest Show

Our ability to teach is only successful if done by example.

The Question Of Sacrifices

Outside of the High Holidays, Pesach is probably the most celebrated biblical holiday for the majority of Jews.

Ours Is To Question Why…

So what type of praise is it that Aaron followed orders?

It’s An Experience, Not A Story

Yachatz is not mentioned in the Gemara. What is the foundation for yachatz?

Understanding ‘Ha Lachma Anya’

Why is it necessary to invite people to eat from the korban Pesach?

Sheep: To Be Or Not To Be?

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?

Aleph Beta: Tzav: A Deeper Look At The Priestly Role

Why does Torah make the priests go through a long and seemingly bizarre induction ceremony?

The Importance Of Terumat HaDeshen

Often people in important positions separate from everyday people & tasks-NOT the Kohen Gadol

Redeeming Relevance in Parshat Tzav

Rambam warns that a festival meal without taking care of the needy isn't fulfilling simchat yom tov

Parshas HaChodesh: Rebirth And Renewal

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 Question Of Sacrifices

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.

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