Deuteronomy – Dvarim

Devarim: Shechinah Speaking

Aug 03, 2022Comments off

“These are the things that Moses spoke to all of Israel” (אֵלֶּה הַדְּבָרִים אֲשֶׁר דִּבֶּר מֹשֶׁה אֶל כָּל יִשְׂרָאֵל). The entire book of Deuteronomy is

Gematria Shorts for Parashat Devarim 5782

Aug 03, 2022Comments off

Parashat Devarim begins, “These are the words” (אֵלֶּה הַדְּבָרִים). There are 3 other parashot that start with the same word, “These” (אֵלֶּה). They are: parashat

Vayelech: Double Concealment and Redemption

Sep 09, 2021Comments off

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Ki Teitzei: Curing Doubt

Aug 26, 2020Comments off

  Amalek is not only an external enemy. Fighting against the Jewish people, soon after their freedom from slavery in Egypt, Amalek's goal was to

Mathematics in the Torah: Devarim: 3 Verse...

Jul 23, 2020Comments off

Devarim’s first two verses Let’s look at the first three verses of the Penateuch’s fifth book, or chumash, Deuteronomy (or Devarim): Verse 1: These are

Re’eh: Essential Sight and Heavenly Wonde...

Aug 30, 2019Comments off

In this week’s Torah portion, Re’eh, (“See”) Moses admonishes Israel: “See, I set before you today blessing and curse.” The holy Or Hachaim explains that

Ascent of the Generations

Aug 22, 2019Comments off

A translated excerpt from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s words at the Torah Achievement Award Ceremony on 7th of Av 5779, August 8th, 2019.   The sages say

Parashat Shoftim – Mind Over Heart

Aug 17, 2018Comments off

The roles played by the judges and the king complement one another in leading the Jewish People The Torah portion of Shoftim relates in particular

Parashat Eikev – Not Upon Bread Alone

Aug 03, 2018Comments off

The secret of the blessings before and after eating, the positive purpose that hunger serves, and the special significance of the Land of Life One