Vertlach: Parshas Eikev

This weeks דבר תורה  is לזכות רפואה שלימה ל-אברהם בייניש בן גאלדה שפרינצה. ולאה בת חנה And לזכר נשמת ר' אברהם בן שמחה זצ"ל ר' חיים בן...

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...

Vertluch: Parshas Va’eschanan

The Haftorah of this week’s Parsha begins with the legendary words of solace, ‘Console, console my people,” says Hashem. Speak to the heart of...

Vertluch: Parshas Chayei Sorah

After last week’s spellbinding account of the akeida, this week we start off by revealing the death of Sara Imeinu. The pasuk says (23:...

Vertluch: Parshas Bo

At the end of parshas Bo we find the interesting mitzvah of pidyon peter chamor. The pasuk says (13; 13, 14) ‘And every firstborn...

Vertluch: Parshas Naso

In the beginning of this week’s parsha, the Torah discusses the mitzvah of shiluach temeim-sending out the contaminated people from the camp. Anyone who...

Vertluch: Parshas Ki Savo

In this week's parsha, the Torah discusses the mitzvah of bikkurim, the bringing of the first-ripened fruits to the Beis Hamikdash. The essence of...

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...

Vertluch: Shavuos 5772

We all know that on Shavous there's a minhag to eat milchigs; although many meforshim offer various explanations, the Yeshuos Yaakov offers a fascinating...

Vertluch: Parshas Ki Sisa

In this weeks parsha we read about the sin of the Egel, a nadir in our illustrious and rich history Chazal tell us that...

Vertluch: Parshas Ki Savo

Parshas Ki Savo describes the legendary episode, where Moshe gives over to klal Yisroel the berachos on Har Grizim and the klalos on Har...

Vertluch: Rosh Hashana 5774

The date of July 21st, 1969 is one that is in all the history books. It was the day that the astronaut Neil Armstrong...

Vertluch: Parshas Va’era

‘That is Aaron and Moshe, to whom Hashem said, "Take the bnei Yisroel out of the land of Mitzayim with their legions. They are...

Vertluch: Parshas Naso

In parshas Naso the Torah discusses the episode of a sota. If a man warns his wife not to seclude herself with another man...

Vertluch: Parshas Devarim

At the end of this week’s parsha the Torah relates how Moshe split up eretz Yisroel amongst the shevatim. The pasukim start off telling...

Vertluch: Parshas Tzav/Shabbos Hagadol

אֵשׁ תָּמִיד תּוּקַד עַל הַמִּזְבֵּחַ לֹא תִכְבֶּה ‘A continuous fire shall burn upon the altar; it shall not go out.'(6; 6) In this weeks parsha the...

Vertluch: Parshas Chukas

In this week’s parsha, we learn about the death of Miriam. At that time, the well that supplied klal Yisroel with water had dried...

Vertluch: Parshas Matos-Massei

When dealing with a lady who makes a neder, a vow, the Torah notes that if she were to make a vow and her...

Vertluch: Rosh Hashana 5772

The Brisker Rav relates the following parable:   There was a man who earned his livelihood by smuggling illegal goods across the border from one country...

Vertluch: Parshas Korach

In this weeks parsha Korach contests Moshe Rabbeinu as the leader of klal Yisroel and Aharon with his kehuna and as being the Nasi...

Vertluch: Parshas Lech lecha

The end of this week’s parsha discusses that Hashem gave us the commandment of bris milah and how Avraham and Yishmael were both circumcised. Dovid...

Vertluch: Parshas Vayishlach

‘Dinah, the daughter of Leah, whom she had borne to Jacob, went out to look about among the daughters of the land.’ (34; 1) Dina...

Vertluch: Yom Kippur 5774

Rambam in hilchos teshuva, (perek aleph) asks how one says viduy (where one accepts and confesses they have sinned). He answers, we say ‘Ana...

Vertluch: Parshas Bereishis

There are many lessons that one can learn from the first week of creation. One of them, which I felt was powerful, was when...

Vertluch: Parshas Vaera

Chazal go through every single plague that Hashem brought upon the Egyptians and ponder why that specific makkah was brought. The list enumerates why...

Vertluch: Parshas Bo

“Bnei Yisroel did according to the word of Moshe; they requested from the Egyptians silver vessels, gold vessels and garments.” (12; 35).   The aforementioned pasuk...

Vertluch: Pesach 5772

Throughout the night of the Seder there are many customs that we observe that seem to be out of the norm. We try to...

Vertluch: Parshas Balak

We find in this week’s parsha, Hashem tells Bilam not to go with the emissaries of Balak. As the pasuk says Hashem tells Bilam,...

Vertluch: Parshas Chukas

This weeks parsha begins with the commandment of the para aduma. The parsha begins with the words ‘zos chukas haTorah… (19; 2). The gemara...

Vertluch: Parshas Bechukosei​

“If you follow my statutes and observe my commandments and perform them” (26; 3)             In this weeks parsha, Hashem tells klal Yisroel that if...

Vertluch: Parshas Mishpatim

The pasuk says ‘one who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.’ (21; 15) Rashi notes that the death...

Vertluch: Parshas Vayigash

Parshas Vayigash relates the climax to one of the most well known episodes in our illustrious history-the story of Yosef revealing himself to his...

Vertluch: Parshas Behar

In this week’s parsha, the Torah speaks about the sin of ona’ah. The first pasuk (25; 14) speaks about not victimizing another person, while...

Vertluch: Parshas Ki Sisa

Thisweeks parsha hasone of the lowest moments in our illustrious history, the sin of the goldencalf. In the beginning Moshe goes up to heaven...

Vertluch: Parshas Vayeishev

In this weeks parsha we find an incident in which Yosef is nearly transgresses an aveira with the wife of Potifar. The woman tried...

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