Rabbis are not for Funerals 5779

Rabbis are not for Funerals  Parshat Emor By Rav Hanan Schlesinger Former Shaliach in Boca Raton (1998-2000) Currently Director of International Relations, Roots/Shorashimה These days, one of the most common points of contact between Jews and rabbis is at funerals....

Emor – 5777

Rav Gideon Weitzman Former Rosh Kollel in Kansas City Currently Head of the English Speaking Section of the Puah Institute Emor – audio...

The Day After – 5776

Zeev Schwartz Executive Director, Torah MiTzion   The Day After For 49 days we repeat the verse “and you shall count from the day after Shabbat …” (Emor 23:15) emphasizing the difference which exists, since creation, between the highlight of the...

Emor

Rav Herzl Hefter Former Rosh Kollel in Cleveland (1995-1997) Emor – audio...

Parshat Emor

Rabbi Dror Brama Former Rosh Kollel in London   In this week Parsha, the Torah tells us about the tragic events following the incident of “The man who cursed”: “The son of an Israelite woman went out, and he was the son of an Egyptian man, among...

Kohanim And Wings

Parashat Emor consists almost entirely of laws and mitzvot. The Sefer Ha’chinuch counts sixty-three mitzvot – out of the six hundred and thirteen in the entire Torah – presented in this parasha. Twenty-four of these mitzvot are categorized as...

Oh Snore, a Bore, It’s Emor – 5775

Reuven Kolton Former Shaliach in Memphis   Oh Snore, a Bore, It’s Emor   The combination of daylight savings time and my son being an eager reader have led to the recurring situation where I find him dozing off regularly during Torah reading....