A Life Worth Sharing

  Created at the dawn of existence, Adam has the entire world at his disposal and yet this is still not enough. God gives His stamp of ‘good’ approval at the completion of each day, and yet at this point, for the first time, the Torah gives a description of...

New Beginnings

Rabbi Benjy Rickman Head of Kodesh in King David High School Manchester and Assitant Rav at Holy Law Shul, former shaliach in Capetown (1998- 99) It is twenty years since I spent an amazing year as a Shaliach in Cape Town. In those days the Yeshiva was the only...

Cultured Meat- Part 1

      Rabbi Yehuda Sussman Former Rosh Kollel in Chicago Currently Rosh Yeshivat Eretz HaTzvi  Cultured Meat Part 1 #1 Cultured Meat Part 1 #2 Source sheet #1 Source sheet #2 Source sheet...

Bereshit

Rabbi Gideon Weitzman Former Rosh Kollel (Kansas City, 1998-00) Currently Head of English Dept in Machon Puah    Source sheet #1 Source sheet...

Too Much of a Good Thing

Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger Former Shaliach in Boca Raton (1999-2007) Currently Executive Director and Community Rabbinic Scholar of Dallas Kollel   At the conclusion of God’s creation of man in this week’s Torah portion, the first Torah portion of the year, a...

“In the Beginning G-d Created…” – 5769

Rabbi Efrayim Back Former Rosh Kollel in Venezuela   The following Midrash appears in Midrash Rabbah (Midrash on the Bible): Rav Hunah in the name of Rav taught: For the sake of three things the world was created, for the sake of Hallah (the Mitzvah to set a side...