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Posted on: June 24th, 2016
We are bound by G-d’s laws when we are in yeshiva, at home, in the synagogue, in the office, at a social event, or on vacation.
Posted on: June 23rd, 2016
To gain power or distract the population from their suffering, a monarch would look for a place to put the blame.
But even after one follows all of the rules and performs the mitzvah correctly, the essential part is that we adhered to Hashem’s command and performed His will.
How can we understand, and relate, to the Children of Israel, a seemingly ungrateful, chutzpadik nation as it crosses the desert?
Posted on: June 22nd, 2016
Moses acted properly in his role of prophet. He failed in his role as a husband; he did not see Tziporah's suffering, her black cloud.
Posted on: June 21st, 2016
If Moshe was the greatest man that ever lived, his silent partner Tzipporah deserves much of the credit for it.
Posted on: June 17th, 2016
The Malbim explains that when G-d asked Moshe what was in his hand he was testing him. He was essentially asking Moshe to define how he viewed his role as leader.
Posted on: June 16th, 2016
So on both sides of the spectrum, the yetzer hara either should be unable to convince the person it is permitted – or it shouldn’t need to do any convincing.
Why don’t we require the nazir to start his term again and why doesn’t the regular person who enters the Mikdash receive a punishment?
In Parshat Naso, we are introduced to what seems like a hodgepodge of miscellaneous laws. Why is the Torah bringing these up together?
Posted on: June 15th, 2016
Enjoyment of God’s world always comes with some innate meaning – something which is lacking in the case of abstinence, the case of the Nazir.
Posted on: June 9th, 2016
Were it not for the great and infinite love that Hashem has for us, we would not have received the Torah, nor would we dare ask for the gift of Torah on a regular basis.
“That is you – had you lived up to your potential, had you become what you were destined to be.”
For those of you who are familiar with the Arizal’s modus operandi of matching each of the months with one of the twelve tribes, I am sure Sivan has got you perplexed.
Women are exempt only from the first general obligation to learn Torah, not the second, more specific one.
Posted on: June 8th, 2016
Bamidbar should open with the stories of the desert, right? Evidently not. Why?
Posted on: June 7th, 2016
The Torah recognizes the phenomenon of leadership and brings it to our attention subtly in the Book of Bemidbar, through the way it lists the names of the different tribes.
Posted on: June 3rd, 2016
The terrorists were told that they would be given a plane to take them to an Arab country.
Posted on: June 2nd, 2016
Man has two competing sides to him, each one crying out to fulfill it needs, each one demanding its fill.
Depending on their spiritual condition, human beings will either be satisfied with what they have, or will not. This is the determining factor whether or not it is a year of 'plenty.'
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