Without Joseph laying the foundation for them in Egypt, they never would have survived the exile spiritually intact.
Rabbi Fohrman gives us insight into what it truly means to be a teacher.
Evaluating forces us to consider the gift of every moment we have.
The question begs: how in the world can we accept that Bnei Yisrael en masse did not ever keep the mitzvah of shemittah?
How can the Torah command you to love somebody?
When Hashem created man, He took these two diverse segments and mixed them together, creating a new synthesis called man.
Why distinguish between parts of the Torah to say that this part came from pi Hagevurah while the other part came from pi Moshe?
In this week's parsha a stark choice is presented: follow God and live, or abandon Him and die.
We should remember not only the difficult moments of life but also the blessings we too often take for granted.
And yet, the Gemara in Megillah clearly states that the halacha about the tochacha only applies to the tochacha in Vayikra, not to the tochacha in Devarim.
It is one thing to do a chesed for someone one time or when it is convenient. But for a person to go a few hours out of his way every year for a stranger demonstrates incredible selflessness.
Eretz Yisroel's resting during the shmittah year proclaims Hashem as the Creator of the world just as Shabbos does, for the init of time - seven - is solely connected to the creation of the world.
The Torah is teaching us that even a mature adult faced with a difficult trial will be greatly influenced by what others are doing.
The Minchas Chinuch first suggests that the obligation to be mafkir one’s produce may not be a time-sensitive mitzvah.
What does it mean, conceptually, to see Shabbat in different worlds?
Let us resolve to connect ourselves powerfully to Eretz Yisrael and Jerusalem.
The more we are aware of Hashem's involvement in our lives, the more we will act accordingly.
Parshas Emor appears to be as diverse as a parsha can be.
The more a person focuses on his purpose in the world, the more he values the Torah.
One difference between these two approaches is when one is aware that the fetus is a male, i.e. through ultra sound.