Vertluch: Parshas Mitzorah

This weeks parsha discusses the affliction of tzara’as that occurs on ones house; nigei batim. The pasuk says (14; 33) ‘When you come to...

Vertluch: Parshas Emor

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: 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 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...

Vertlach: Shelach

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 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 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: Shabbos Chanukah 5773

While attending a Chanuka mesiba this week I was privileged to have heard a fascinating vort from R’ Moshe Tuvia Lieff, Rov, Agudas Yisroel...

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 Mishpatim

Parshas Mishpatim begins with all the applicable laws that pertain to the owning of a Jewish slave. Isn’t it a little ironic that the...

Vertlach: Parshas Devarim

As we know, chumash Devarim is referred to as Mishna Torah, because it is a review of the entire Torah. One goal of this sefer is to review all of the mitzvos that Hashem has given...

Vertluch: Shavuos 5773

Imagine for a moment you notice a well recognized Talmud chacham in your city walking with an Egyptian girl. Many of us would have...

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 Vayechi

In this weekspasha, Yaakov calls his children together and tries to informthem what will happen at the end of time. The pasukim continue on...

Vertluch: Parshas Shemos

There are times in life where we are challenged by situations that seem so daunting that we don’t know how or if we will...

Vertluch: Parshas Shemos

The Torah relates that Moshe ran away from Mitzrayim after he killed the Egyptian and buried him in the sand. The reason being, that...

Vertlach: Parshas Vayechi

As Yaakov is nearing the end of his life, he asks Yosef to swear to him that he will take his body out of...

Vertluch: Parshas Vayigash

Prior to Yaakovs journey down to Mitzrayim, the Torah relates; ‘Hashem said to Yaakov in visions of the night, and He said, "Yaakov, Yaakov!"...

Vertluch: Parshas Nitzavim-Vayeilech

If one were to stop and ponder their surroundings for a moment they would notice that life takes place on a huge battlefield. Every...

Vertlach: Parshas Matos

At the end of this week’s parsha the Torah relates how Moshe was going to divide eretz Cana’an amongst the shevatim. The pasukim begin by stating that Moshe gave a portion...

Vertluch: Parshas Tzav/Zacha​r

The minhag on Purim is that during the reading of the megilah, certain parts are read with a sad and cheerless tune; the same...

Vertluch: Parshas Matos/Maasei

After the incident of the chet of baal peor, Hashem commanded bnei Yisroel to go to war against Midyan to take revenge. After the...

Vertluch: Parshas Vayetzei

After all the hardships that Yaakov had endured with Lavan, they made amends and feasted over a korban together. When they were finished, the...

Vertlach: Parshas Vayetzei

After all the hardships that Yaakov endured with Lavan, they made amends and feasted over a korban together. When they were finished, the pasuk...

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 Shelach

In this week’s parsha we read about the highly anticipated return of the spies, who were sent to eretz Yisroel ahead of bnei Yisroel,...

Vertluch: Parshas Vayeshev

‘And they sat down to eat a meal, and they lifted their eyesand saw, and behold, a caravan of Ishmaelites was coming from Gilead,...

Vertluch: Parshas Behar/Bechukosei

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 Vayechi

As Jews we are obligated in saying the parshiyos of krias shema twice daily. You’ll notice that in the sequence we say ‘Shema Yisroel...

Vertluch: Parshas Beshalach

The Gemara in Sota (13) states: ’come and look at how special mitzvos were to Moshe rabbeinu. All of klal Yisroel was busy collecting...

Vertluch: Parshas Behar/Bechukosei

One of the mitzvos we find in this weeks parsha is the lo saseh of ribis. The pasuk says (25; 36) ‘You shall not...

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 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: Ki Seitzei

This weeks parsha begins by stating, ‘If you go out to war against your enemies, and Hashem, your God, will deliver him into your...

Vertluch: Parshas Yisro

'And Yisro heard all that Hashem had done for Moshe and for klal Yisroel......that Hashem took bnei Yisroel out of Mitzrayim' (18; 1) Rashi asks:...

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