Parshas Matot

Topics covered in this class: Vows and the power of speech. The war against Midian. The tribes of Reuven, Gad and Menashe Vows and the power of speech. The concept of vows – prohibiting that which is permissible. Rosh Hayeshiva: “say what you mean and mean what

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Parshas Matot/Masay

The Mishna in Pirkei Avot asks a question: who is the rich man? The answer to this question appears to be quite obvious. Whoever has the biggest balance in his bank account is the richest man. It is a purely quantifiable question. The Mishna answers however, that

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Parshas Matot

Based on Rav Noah Weinberg It is the night of Yom Kippur. Jewish people all over the world are gathered in shul to hear Kol Nidre. It is a moment of intensity as the chazzan slowly begins the melodic chant so familiar to us all. But how many of

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