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June 9, 2017
At the end of this week’s Parsha, Beha’Alotecha, Miriam says something negative about Moshe Rabbeinu to their brother, Aharon.  Miriam was punished for her speech by being afflicted with tzaras. ...

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May 12, 2017
Parshas Emor 5777 In this week’s Parsha, the Torah commands us to count 49 days from Pesach and to then sanctify the 50th day as Shavuos.  The Ramban explains that ...

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May 5, 2017
Acherei Mos-Kedoshim The pasukim at the beginning of Achrei Mos describe the manner in which Ahron and future Kohanim Gadolim should approach entering the Holy of Holies.  The pasuk explains ...

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May 2, 2017
Tazria-Metzora The Gemara in Yoma (39b) tells us that 40 years before the destruction of the Beis Hamikdash many miracles that had been occurring ceased due to the sins of ...

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April 6, 2017
One of the crucial parts of the Seder on Pesach night is reciting Hallel.  Hallel is divided into two parts: the first part is said at the end of Magid; ...

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March 24, 2017
ויאמר משה אל בני ישראל ראו קרא ד’ בשם בצלאל בן אורי בן חור למטה יהודה וימלא אותו רוח אלוקים בחכמה בתבונה ובדעת ובכל מלאכה      Moshe said to the Jewish ...

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March 7, 2017
ועשית את הקרשים למשכן עצי שטים עמדים       You shall make the planks of the Mishkan of acacia wood standing erect The Gemara in Yoma (72b) explains that the posuk means ...

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February 24, 2017
ואלה המשפטים אשר תשים לפניהם And these are the laws you should place before them Rashi’s comment on this pasuk is that had the word אלא been used, this would ...

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February 20, 2017
וישמע יתרו כהן מדין חותן משה And Yisro the Priest of Midian the father-in-law of Moshe heard Rashi’s question on this pasuk seems to be what it was that Yisro ...

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February 14, 2017
ויפן ויצא מעם פרעה  And he turned and left Pharaoh’s presence The Ramban comments on this pasuk, telling us that after Moshe Rabbeinu warned the Egyptians of the impending plague ...

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