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Parshas Pinchas: ‘Shabbos For Shabbos’

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[1] An Arabic word, it’s Israeli slang- the equivalent of the American, “Cool”

[2] Bamidbar 28:9

[3] The only exception is in regards to Rosh Chodesh it also says, “This is the elevation offering of each month on its month.” But in regards to that verse the Gemara (Yoma 65b) derives a law from those words.

[4] Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach a’h repeats this thought when he sings about Shabbos

[5] Medrash Tehillim (92); quoted by Rabbeinu Bechaye, parshas Pinchas

[6] Yeshaya 40:1; opening verse of haftarah for Shabbos Nachamu (Vaeschanan)

[7] Yalkut Shimoni

[8] Beitzah 16a

[9] In Yiddish the word is ‘grub’; it does not translate well into English

About the Author: Rabbi Dani Staum, LMSW is the Rabbi of Kehillat New Hempstead, as well as Guidance Counselor and fifth grade Rebbe in ASHAR, and Principal at Mesivta Ohr Naftoli of New Windsor. He can be reached at stamtorah@gmail.com. Visit him on the web at www.stamtorah.info.


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