Sharing Torah Insights

What’s your goal on Seder night? TAGS: | | | | | | What are we actually trying to do on Seder night? What is the goal of the Haggadah and the seder in general? You can say “to teach my kids about …Continue reading →

You Matter TAGS: In Parshat Bamidbar, we see that Moshe counted each of the people in Bnei Yisrael “בְּמִסְפַּר שֵׁמוֹת” – by their names. Our rabbi in shul touched on the idea that …Continue reading →

Who supports whom? TAGS: | | | | | | | In parshat v’Zot HaBeracha, Moshe Rabbeinu blesses each of the Shevatim of the Jewish people (except Shimon). Each tribe gets, their own blessing, but for some reason, the blessings of …Continue reading →

Humility TAGS: | | In Parshat Behaalotcha we encounter the story of Miriam and Aharon, Moshe’s siblings, speaking Lashon Hara about him. They find out that Moshe is no longer able to be intimate …Continue reading →

Why We Drink TAGS: | | | | | In Parshat Shemini, after Nadav and Avihu are killed, Aharon is instructed by Hashem not to drink wine when serving in the Beit HaMikdash. Some commentators even say that Nadav …Continue reading →

What if Adam and Chava ate from the Tree of Life first? TAGS: | | | In this past week’s parsha, Bereishit, we read about Adam and Chava’s sin in eating from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil. After listing the punishments of Adam, …Continue reading →

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Anu Ratzim v’Heim Ratzim TAGS: | Gemarrah Brachot 28b states that when R’ Nechunya ben Hakanah used to leave the beit medrash, he would say the famous line that is made at a siyum “Ani Mashkim, …Continue reading →

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Hindsight Is 20/20 TAGS: | In this week’s parsha, Moshe recounts the events of the Jewish People’s travels through the desert. As part of this description, Moshe describes how Hashem gave us the land on …Continue reading →

Smelling the Roses TAGS: | | In this week’s parsha we are presented with the famous Pesukim said when taking out and returning the Torah from the Ark in shul. וַיְהִי בִּנְסֹעַ הָאָרֹן, וַיֹּאמֶר מֹשֶׁה: קוּמָה …Continue reading →

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Taking Responsibility TAGS: | | | | At the end of this week’s Parsha we come across an interesting story. A man, born to a Jewish mother (from the Tribe of Dan) and an Egyptian father, gets …Continue reading →

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