Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.
Posted on: April 4th, 2016
The laws of shechita and tzaar ba’alei chayim were meant for Jewish communities who would eat meat occasionally, not for the huge industry we have today
Posted on: April 1st, 2016
The word matzah (mem, tzadik, hei) is an acronym for “mikol tzara hitzilanu (from all my troubles He has saved me)” ...in the merit of achilas matzah, of consuming matzah.
What did the absence of wine have to do with the nation’s ultimate understanding that Hashem is the true G-d?
What really defines a person as one type of decision maker or the other?
Posted on: March 31st, 2016
The halacha is that if a person can prevent the chaser from killing the victim without killing the rodef he must.
If a person is locked into the idea that he cannot change, then in fact he won’t be able to. To such a person, the Torah has no relevance.
We are connected to our past, not by feeble attempts to recreate history, but by the awareness with which we live in the present.
Posted on: March 30th, 2016
What if there was a way for us to think about kosher that makes sense and can strengthen our relationship with God?
Posted on: March 29th, 2016
The Meshech Chochmah states that had Israel not sinned with the golden calf, God would not have punished Aharon’s sons so severely.
Posted on: March 25th, 2016
Esther experienced the Purim story as God making us happy with our efforts; she wanted us to emulate God by helping each other rejoice in our striving.
Posted on: March 24th, 2016
What will happen when finally Amalek is indeed eradicated? Will the 558th commandment become obsolete? Will the eternal Torah then only have 612 mitzvos?
He had so eliminated bad character traits from his heart that he would feel nothing negative.
I would suggest that even if one is confident that he can keep his clothing dirty, there is still reason to change one’s attire.
Posted on: March 23rd, 2016
How can a modern day reader of Torah, understand and relate to the concept of animal sacrifices, Korbanot?
Posted on: March 22nd, 2016
Vayikra, unlike Shemot, is not really about revelation. It's about the daily struggle to raise man above his own physicality.
Posted on: March 18th, 2016
"You are my witnesses, says the Lord. I am G-d."
It helps us live with the reality that what we do have comes from His never-ending kindness.
Posted on: March 17th, 2016
Magazine estimates that during this time his wealth increased at the rate of a million dollars an hour.
This is the parshah we read on Purim morning, before we read the Megillah. Therefore, if a person missed Parshas Zachor, he can make it up for it on Purim with the leining of parshas Vayavo Amalek.
Vayikra, the Torah’s middle book, gives the critical light to the Torah's other books around it.
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