Love and Awe

For the PDF version: פרשת תצוה 5780 אנגלית Love. It’s about appreciation and admiration, about connection on the deepest level. It’s about understanding and closeness almost to the point of unity. Love can bring us to a meeting of minds, to partnership. The Torah...

For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls By Rav Baruch Winetraub Former Sgan Rosh Bet Medrash in Toronto (2011-2014)  Currently Community Rabbi in Tel Mond and  Ram in Yeshivat Har Etzion In recent years, technology companies have been trying to convince us that our clothes are not...

Tetzaveh

Rabbi Avraham Kannai Rav of “Mitzpe Ramot” congregation in Jerusalem Tetzaveh

Tetzaveh

Rabbi Yehuda Susman Former Rosh Kollel in Chicago (2000-2002) Currently Rosh Yeshivat Eretz HaTzvi Parsh”ut Hashavua

מחיית העמלק שבתוכנו ממרדכי היהודי עד לימינו אנו

דובי וינברג  שליח לשעבר (ממפיס, תשע”ז) כיום סטודנט להנדסת תעשייה וניהול במכון לב מחיית העמלק שבתוכנו ממרדכי היהודי עד לימינו אנו   “וְכָל עַבְדֵי הַמֶּלֶךְ אֲשֶׁר בְּשַׁעַר הַמֶּלֶךְ כֹּרְעִים וּמִשְׁתַּחֲוִים לְהָמָן כִּי כֵן צִוָּה לוֹ הַמֶּלֶךְ....

So why do we need a Mishkan anyway?

Emanuel Elstein Former Shaliach in Washington (2003-4) and Memphis (2010-12) Currently CFO,Torah MiTzion    So why do we need a Mishkan anyway? If we look at the sequence of events described in the latter half of Sefer Shemot, it seems to make perfect sense:...

True Identity – 5776

Rabbi Shai Finkelstein Former Rosh Kollel in Memphis (2000-2005) Currently Senior Rabbi at the Baron Hirsch Congregation in Memphis   True Identity The making of the priestly vestments is one of the major topics in the parsha. The Torah specifies a few aspects...

For Glory and Splendor

“You shall make garments of sanctity for Aharon, your brother, for glory and for splendor.” In this week’s parsha, we learn about the requirement that the Kohanim wear the priestly garments while performing the holy service. Approximately forty verses meticulously...

Beauty In Judaism

“Tuck in your shirt; you look like a bum!” This is what my father would always tell me when I was a kid. In truth, I was no bum, nor did I have any intention of being one. But my father just wanted me to look like a “mentsch.” For centuries,...