The Mitzvah of Tzeduka

The parsha discusses the mitzvo of tzedaka and promises a special bracha to one who fulfils this mitzvo b’simcha: “You will surely give to him [the poor man] and you should not feel bad in your heart when giving him; because of this thing (davar hazeh) Hashem,

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The Love of Kindness

The Love of Kindness “Grant truth to Jacob, kindness to Abraham, as you swore to our forefathers from ancient times.”(Micha 7:20) In the first, second, fourth, and fifth years of the seven-year Shmitah cycle, Jews living in Israel were commanded to separate a tenth of their crops

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Parshas Re’eh

Parshas Re’eh PreparationRav Yaakov Weinberg, ZTL pointed out in the first pasuk that the brachos and curses at Harai Gerizim and Eval were not going to occur for some time. They would onlybe carried out once Klal Yisrael would go into Israel. So why then does Kavayachol say that,

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Parshas Re’eh

Topics covered in this class: Who is the true prophet? G-d’s children. Simchas Yom Tov. Who is the true prophet? One of the Ekarim, G-d communicates to man. How do we know who is a true prophet? Rambam tells us that there are two ways of determining

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