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Incarceration On Shabbos

The pasuk says that since the halacha concerning a Mechallel Shabbos was uncertain, the mekoshesh was placed in custody until the halacha was clarified.

The Gift Of Opportunity Is Not Limitless

The story of the spies, in this week's Torah portion, is viewed as an episode revealing the Jews' basic lack of faith in God.

Shabbos: A Day With Hashem – Our Wedding Celebration

Now that she has entered her husband’s domain, they become extremely close.

Parsha Behaalotchea: A Guide For…Parenting? Part II

Rabbi Fohrman delves deeper into the Priestly Blessing and its relevant lessons

Significance Of The Smallest Book Of The Torah

Ultimately the Torah is a book that reflects a system of ethics that comes from God.

Hating The Jews

To gain power or distract the population from their suffering, a monarch would look for a place to put the blame.

Perpetuating Har Sinai

The question still remains on how to reconcile all of the different drashos that are derived from this pasuk.

Dashed Hopes And The Jewish Leader

The multitudes among them experienced a desire for meat and wept.

Serving Hashem – Your Own Way

One who loves can buy a factory-made knick-knack for his partner, but a personal hand-made gift is infinitely more precious.

The Gift Of Life

Life is what you make of it. And if our lives are defined by Torah, then these weeks of Sefira are all about making the most of it.

Always Ready To Bless – With Love

The Shulchan Aruch notes that a priest who is in mourning for one of the seven close relatives does not bless the people during the Shiva period.

May One Transgress To Restore Shalom Bayis?

Generally there is an issur de’oraisa to erase Hashem’s name, but here the Torah explicitly permits it.

I Never Do Anything Wrong

Why can’t a man just admit it is wrong to steal but he wants to do it anyway?

Parshat Naso: A Guide For…Parenting?

Is parsha Naso teaching us how we should treat our children?

The Integral Link Between Nation And Family

May we feel the pain of what is happening in Israel not merely as members of the Jewish nation but as members of our own family.

Shabbos Mevorchim Sivan

The girl who had remarkably survived the accident had previously not led a religious lifestyle - which unsurprisingly changed after this event.

Parshat Bamidbar

Why did we merit exiting the gas chamber alive when so many others did not?

May One Look At The Aron?

Only mitzvos that are clearly stated in the pasuk may be counted as one of the 613 mitzvos.

Choose Your Friends Wisely

One of the quirks of human nature is that the average person assumes he is smarter than the average person.

Stand Up And Be Counted

Without Joseph laying the foundation for them in Egypt, they never would have survived the exile spiritually intact.

Bamidbar: Who Cares About Geneology?

Rabbi Fohrman gives us insight into what it truly means to be a teacher.

The Link Between Bamidbar And Shavuot

Evaluating forces us to consider the gift of every moment we have.

Parshas Bechukosai: True Rest During the Sabbatical Year And Lag B’Omer Connections

The question begs: how in the world can we accept that Bnei Yisrael en masse did not ever keep the mitzvah of shemittah?

A Formula For Love?

How can the Torah command you to love somebody?

If You Will Labor In Torah Study

When Hashem created man, He took these two diverse segments and mixed them together, creating a new synthesis called man.

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