Parsha Potpourri: Parshas Pinchas

Pinchas ben Elozar ben Aharon HaKohen (25:11) At the end of last week’s parsha, the Jewish people began to sin with the non-Jewish Midianites. Even...

B’Ohel Haneviyim: Parshas Mishpotim 5773

After finishing this week's Sedra we read Parshas Shekalim. The Haftorah reflects this additional Parsha. In Parshas Shekalim Hashem instructs that each Jewish adult...

Waiting Between Hard Cheese & Meat

We all know that after eating meat one has to wait six hours. However, what is less known is that there are some cheeses...

VIDEO: The Shmuz On Parshas Tzav-Zachor

The Shmuz on the Parsha   R’ Ben Tzion Shafier Parshas Tzav- Zachor Seize the Moment Purim       On the 13th of Nissan, Haman approached Achashverosh with his plan: the...

Parsha Potpourri: Parshas Metzora

L'horos b'yom ha'tamei uv'yom ha'tahor zos toras ha'tzara'as (14:57) A doctor in Jerusalem once approached the Tzitz Eliezer, Rav Eliezer Waldenberg, with an interesting legal...

Vertluch: Parshas Chukas

This weeks parsha discusses the incident of the mai merivoh, where Moshe committed an aveiroh that ultimately led to his punishment of not being...

Rabbi Krakowski: Parshas Beshalach

In the beginning of this week's Sedra the Torah tells us וחמושים עלו בני ישראל מארץ מצרים. Rashi offers two interpretations of the word...

HaRav Zev Leff: Parshas Behar (For Eretz Yisroel)

Adapting to Imperfection And if you shall say, what will we eat in the seventh year, for we have not planted or gathered in our...

B’Ohel Haneviyim: Parshas Balak 5773

This week's Haftorah is read from Micha. The reason it was selected to accompany Parshas Balak is clear: the Haftorah recounts what transpired between...

Vertluch: Parshas -Shoftim

The end of this week’s parsha discusses the mitzvah of egla arufa where a corpse was found between two cities and it is unknown...

Rabbi Krakowski: Parshas Tetzaveh

Early in this week’s Sedra Hashem instructs Moshe Rabeinu to appoint Aharon his brother to be the Kohen Gadol. The Medrash tells us that...

Vertluch: Parshas Balak

Parshas Balak relates one of the most legendary stories from our history; where Bilam’s donkey spoke up and answered him back. If you read...

Vertluch: Parshas Nitzavim & Rosh Hashana 5773

In the beginning of the parsha, Moshe relays to klal Yisroel, how they must ‘establish themselves as His people, and that He should be...

Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 4)

Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected] Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed...

Rabbi Krakowski: Parshas Vayakhel/Pekudei

PARSHAS VAYAKHEL: This week's Sedra opens by telling us that Moshe Rabeinu assembled all of Klal-Yisroel. Moshe Rabeinu did so in order to instruct Am-Yisroel...

Vertluch: Parshas Vayetzei

After Yaakov worked fourteen years for Leah and Rachel, and settles his differences with Lavan -the pasuk states. ‘And Yaakov heard the words of...

HaRav Zev Leff: Parshas Vayechi

Yosef's "Sweet Revenge" ... And they said, "Perhaps Yosef will nurse hatred against us . . ." (Bereishis 50 15). Upon returning from burying Yaakov, Yosef's...

Rabbi Krakowski: Parshas Balak

This week’s Sedra recounts the fascinating episode of Balak’s hiring of Bilam for the purpose of cursing Klal-Yisroel. Balak sends emissaries to Bilam asking...

Rabbi Krakowski: Parshas Naso

This week’s Sedra contains the Parsha of Sota. The term ‘Sota’ refers to a married woman who secludes herself with another man despite her...

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