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Terumah – Living with the Torah’s Weekl...

Feb 15, 2018Comments off

Trumah: Sunday: Rectifying Foolishness “And they shall make an ark of acacia (shitim) wood”. Chassidut explains that the acacia wood in the Tabernacle alludes to

The Rachamim Rabim Melody

Dec 28, 2017Comments off

Mishpatim – Living with the Torah’s Wee...

Feb 07, 2018Comments off

Mishpatim: Sunday: The Hebrew Slave Not everyone connects to gematria, the study of the numerical value of Hebrew words. While gematria is one of the

Beshalach – Living with the Torah’s Wee...

Jan 24, 2018Comments off

B’shalach: Sunday: Back to Egypt “And G-d did not guide them by way of the land of the Plishtim for it was close, for G-d

Shemot – Living with the Torah’s We...

Jan 04, 2018Comments off

Shemot: Sunday: In the Merit of Women “And these are the names (Shmot) of the sons of Israel coming to Egypt”. Jacob and his sons

Living with the Torah’s Weekly Portio...

Dec 29, 2017Comments off

Vayechi: Sunday: Good Eye “And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt for seventeen years and the days of Jacob, the years of his life

From Chanukah Until the Tenth of Tevet: A L...

Dec 28, 2017Comments off

When Adam saw that the days were getting shorter and the nights longer, he thought that it was the end of the world and he

Lights and Secrets

Dec 04, 2017Comments off

Much can be said about Rabbi Shneor Zalman, the founder of Chabad Chassidut, who is also called Admor Hazaken, the Alter Rebbe. Much can be

Praying for Compassion

Dec 01, 2017Comments off

The Talmud states that there are three things that require compassion. The first is a good king, the second is a good year, meaning a

“First Comes Darkness, then LightR...

Dec 01, 2017Comments off

The first king mentioned in the Torah is Nimrod, who is a negative example of monarchy. He is not at all the type of king