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Parshas Shelach: What Caused Rachav’s Epiphany

Yehoshua knew that the outcome of the battles would depend not on military might, but on the spiritual strength of Klal Yisrael.

Parshas Shelach: The Cow And The Hero

Twelve of the greatest leaders of the nation, one from each shevet, were dispatched to survey the land. The results of that mission were catastrophic.

Shelach: Is Hope Irrational?

Are pessimists just rationalists, and is hope just naiveté?

The Great Treasure Hunt

While Moshe was the most unique prophet, he was also alone.

The Power Of The Spoken Word

Of even greater significance, once the miraglim made their mistake and concluded that Hashem wasn’t powerful enough to bring the people into the land, what they then spoke wasn’t lashon hara at all

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.

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