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הקדמה לליל הסדר TAGS: | | | When a Jew sits down at the table on the night of the Passover Seder, he engages in an endeavor to answer key questions about his life: Who is he, …Continue reading →

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Pesach- Eat Right! TAGS: | | | A thought from Rav Shimshon Pincus, Tz”l on pesach. Rav Pincus explains that our eating on Pesach is unique. It is the only holiday in the Torah, besides for eating karbanos/sacrifices …Continue reading →

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Thinking of Sacrifice TAGS: | | | | In this week’s Parsha we come across the interesting halacha of Piggul. This halacha basically says that when bringing a Korban, if the Kohen or person bringing the sacrifice had …Continue reading →

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Is Honey Chametz? TAGS: | | | | | | | As Sefer Vayikra begins, we are all keenly aware that Pesach is approaching and the smell of cleaning products is in the air.  We have just completed Sefer Shmot with …Continue reading →

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Vayikra- Hashem Understands Us TAGS: | | | 5:7 “‘If he cannot afford an animal from the flock,18 he must bring his penalty for guilt for his sin that he has committed,19 two turtledoves or two young pigeons,20 …Continue reading →

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I am, therefore I must think. TAGS: | | | | | | | Descartes was wrong. He said “I think, therefore I am,” but in this week’s Parsha we see otherwise. This week, we have a double Parsha of Vayakhel and Pekudei. In …Continue reading →

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Shimon and Levi TAGS: | | The Talmud tells us in three places “All is in the hands of Heaven, except the fear of Heaven” (Brachot 33b, Megilla 25a, Niddah 16b). One frequent interpretation of this …Continue reading →

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Ki Sisa- Pick Yourself Up, Dust Yourself Off, and Get Back in the Ring known as Life TAGS: | | The parsha commences with the counting of Bnei Yisrael and continues with the sin of the Golden Calf (The Jewish People worship a golden calf, which is considered idolatry.) A …Continue reading →

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Shabbat Duality: The Value of Inaction TAGS: | | | | | In this week’s Parsha, right after discussing the details of the construction of the Mishkan the Hashem instructs Moshe to tell the Jewish people about Shabbat. There it states (in …Continue reading →

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Shabbos TAGS: | | | A fantastic piece from the Meshech Chochma, R’ Meir Simcha of Dvinsk (bigraphy here). The Pasuk says: וּשְׁמַרְתֶּם אֶת הַשַּׁבָּת כִּי קֹדֶשׁ הִוא לָכֶם מְחַלְלֶיהָ מוֹת יוּמָת כִּי כָּל הָעֹשֶׂה בָהּ מְלָאכָה וְנִכְרְתָה …Continue reading →

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