Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.
Posted on: May 1st, 2014
The Omer period is the ultimate completion of the completion, the holiest of the holiest.
Rabbi Fohrman makes a fascinating argument about how Shabbat works and shows that there are shabbatot in different realms.
Posted on: April 25th, 2014
To properly fulfill the mitzvah of tochachah, there are two absolute requirements. The first relates to attitude, the second to method.
Is telling someone to transgress a rabbinic prohibition not considered bad advice?
Posted on: April 24th, 2014
The challenge of death is to keep the person who has died alive in spirit.
Rabbi Fohrman explains how the Torah provides the building blocks of true love.
Posted on: April 17th, 2014
Someone who focuses only on the bones of the Torah makes his bones dry and passionless.
Posted on: April 14th, 2014
“Who is wise? One who learns from each person” (Pirkei Avot 4:1)
Rashi is bothered by the expression Hashem used: “the Jews need only travel.”
According to the Rambam, the k’nas applies to any chametz on Pesach with which one could, in theory, transgress the aveirah – even if no transgression actually occurred.
Posted on: April 11th, 2014
Marror is the reliving of the bitter enslavement and matzah is the under-eighteen-minutes redemption.
Posted on: April 10th, 2014
One difference between Bnei Yisrael and Bnei Noach is that shiurim only apply to Bnei Yisrael.
Hashem imprinted into the essence of each animal all the instincts necessary for its survival as well as for the continuation of its species.
Chazal recognized the importance of recording events for subsequent generations to identify with, understand and appreciate what moved the author so many years before.
Yom Kippur is called one of the days of awe. What does awe have to do with forgiveness for our sins?
the lots teach us that there are aspects of life that are based purely on mazal.
Posted on: April 4th, 2014
When Hashem took us out of Mitzrayim, we received not only a physical freedom but also a spiritual one.
Today we have more than six million halachic Jews living in the Holy Land.
Posted on: April 3rd, 2014
They have heard many shmuzin discussing the severity of this issue, and they don’t question it.
It may be suggested that a time frame of separation is mandated to heighten the physical encounter.
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