torah book passage parshat hashuva
By: Steve Kirschenbaum The Chumash in Devarim 13:1, in prohibiting Bal Tosif and Bal Tigra, stresses that we aren’t permitted to add to or detract from any of the Mitzvos of the Torah. Nonetheless, we sometimes come across a Mitzvah that has in fact changed over time. One such instance Go ahead
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By: Steve Kirschenbaum In this week’s Parsha, we have the Aseres HaDibros and we read certain Shinuim, certain changes in language from the first set of Dibros in Yisro to the second set in Va’eschanan; there are several explanations. One of these differences is found in 5:11 ‘Shamor Es Yom Go ahead
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By: Benji Lovitt Comedy   When summer arrives in Israel, there’s no better place to escape the heat than the beach. Especially if you live in Tel Aviv, which is approximately halfway between Jerusalem and the sun. Unless you want your appearance to scream “TOURIST!!!”, you’ll want to take the Go ahead
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torah book passage parshat hashuva
By: Steve Kirschenbaum Eicha begins with the sadness of Yerushalayim sitting badad, sitting alone. Badad here is certainly meant as something which is sad and distressing. However, we find in the Berachos of Bilam that he blessed Klal Yisrael as being badad, as being alone; that is seen as a Go ahead
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torah book passage parshat hashuva
By: Steve Kirschenbaum In 31:7, Klal Yisrael went to do battle with Midyan, as HKBH commanded Moshe Rabbeinu. What does it mean that they went to do battle as HKBH commanded Moshe? The Sifri says that this comes to teach a Halacha that G-d told Moshe to tell Klal Yisrael Go ahead
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