Trumah

 Rabbi Gideon Weitzman Former Rosh Kollel (Kansas City, 1998-00) Currently Head of English Dept in Machon Puah The Blanket and the Well – Rav Kook on the Talmudic Stories...

Trumah

Rabbi Shai Finkelstein Former Rosh Kollel in Memphis (2002-05) Currently Rabbi of Nitzanim Shul...

Take me an offering – voluntarily or mandatory?

  Take me an offering – voluntarily or mandatory? By Yedidya Bejell Former Shaliach in Chicago (2007-8) Currently a structural engineer “וידבר ה’ אל משה לאמר. דבר אל בני ישראל ויקחו לי תרומה, מאת כל איש אשר ידבנו לבו תקחו את תרומתי”. “Speak to...

Of Gold and Wood

Aron Grossman Former Shaliach in Perth (2016-17)  ,   Of Gold and Wood Rabbi Akiva teaches us that every letter in the Torah has a reason, and the commentators certainly had this idea in mind in their explanations of Parshat Trumah. Every vessel, every...

If You Build It, He Will Come – 5777

Rav Yehuda Susman Former Rosh Kollel in Chicago Currently Rosh Yeshivat Eretz HaTzvi   If You Build It, He Will Come: The Macro and Micro of the Mishkan   “VeAsu Li Mikdash VeShachanti BeTocham” They shall make Me a sanctuary, and I will dwell...

The Book of Exodus or Sefer Shmot – 5776

Rabbi Dov Zemel, Ed.D Former Rosh Kollel in Atlanta (2002-2006) Currently Customer Service Manager at Vernet Technologies and Rebbe at Yeshivat Migdal HaTorah   The Book of Exodus or Sefer Shmot The Book of Exodus is an exciting and significant one due to its...

Treasuring the Great Moments – 5776

Rav Avi Goldberg Former Rosh Kollel in Memphis (2008-2011) Currently teacher at “Himelfarb” high school in Jerusalem   Treasuring the Great Moments Many times, we ask ourselves, how can we preserve how we felt at the great moments in our lives? How...