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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 →

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Trumah- Giving and Taking “And take for me Truma” The parsha opens by God asking the Jewish People to donate materials for the building of the Mishkan. It occured to me that unlike modern …Continue reading →

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Mishpatim- An Eye for an Eye “An Eye for an eye…” Rashi explains that if one impales another person’s eye, one must pay that person the worth of his eye. [The worth one must pay depends …Continue reading →

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Yisro- To Warn the Parents About the Children Decided to explore a Halachik topic from the Parsha this week…From the Sefer KMotze Shalal Rav Do not do Melacha/”work” (on Shabbos) : You, your son, your daughter, etc. Rashi …Continue reading →

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Va’era- Separate, but Equal There is much written regarding the Four references to Redemption used by God in our Parsha- And I will take you out, And I will save you, I will redeem …Continue reading →

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VaYeshev- Cooler Heads Prevail TAGS: | | “And they saw him from afar, and when he had not yet drawn near to them, they plotted against him to put him to death. So they said one to …Continue reading →

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Vayeitze- Brotherly Love TAGS: | | | 1 Then Jacob continued on his journey and came to the land of the eastern peoples. 2 There he saw a well in the open country, with three flocks of …Continue reading →

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Lech Lecha- Showing Off or Showing Up? TAGS: | | “This is my covenant with you and your descendants after you, the covenant you are to keep: Every male among you shall be circumcised.” (17:10) We are taught that Avraham …Continue reading →

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