The Greatest Jewish Problem

If I asked each of you what was the greatest Jewish Problem, I’m sure I would get a variety of answers. Many would say the current crisis in Israel, between Israel and the Palestinians. Still others would say the rise in anti-Semitism around the world. Many would

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Parshas Ve’eschanan – The Two Luchos

Parshas Va’eschanan contains a repetition of the Ten Commandments, with a few minor changes. The Mabit makes a remarkable observation about the two luchos on which the Commandments were inscribed. Chazal explain that the two luchos were focusing on different areas of the Mitzvos: The first luach consisted of Mitzvos that relate to

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Parshas V’etchanan

LeZecher Nishmas Rav Yaakov Weinberg zt”l – Parshas VaEschanan Disclaimer: Please see disclaimer at the bottom. All feedback is appreciated. The Purpose of Mitzvos Moshe is praying to G-d in order to go into Israel so that he can grow in his recognition of Kavayachol. Otherwise, why

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Parshas V’etchanan

Topics covered in this class: The Way to Pray. Remembering the Sinai revelation. Historical proof of Torah. The Decalogue. The Way to Pray. Asking for a chesed: In 3:23, the Torah speaks of Moshe praying. It uses the word of “ve’eschanan” to describe his approach to G-d.

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The Ultimate Mitzvo

“And you shall teach them thoroughly to your children and speak of them while you sit in your home, while you walk on your way, when you retire and when you rise.[1]” This passuk is the source of the mitzvo of Talmud Torah, the mitzvo that is

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Parshas V’etchanan

Based on Rav Noah Weinberg Is there an idea so important, that you would express it every morning and every night of your life; and upon your deathbed would be your final words in this world? The Jewish people, for thousands of years, have said, yes: “Shema

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