Tag Archives: Chanukah

Mikeitz: Hiddur Mitzvah Part 3

Taste of Halacha and Hashkafa It was the third night of Chanukah and Yaakov only had two candles.  He lights one in keeping with the basic obligation to light one candle per home.  Later in the evening he received a … Continue reading

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Parashas Mikaitz 5772- Chanukah: Commemoration or Perpetuation

Parashas Mikaitz 5772 PDF Chanukah:  Commemoration or Perpetuation Taste of Talmud and Halacha Where can you find the laws of Chanukah discussed in the Talmud?  In Tractate Shabbos 21a-24a.  Why Tractate Shabbos?  The discussion begins with a comparison of the … Continue reading

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Parashas Mikaitz

Download Mikaitz PDF Chanukah: Learning How to Say Thank You Taste of Talmud In Tractate Arachin 10b, the Talmud teaches us the rules for reciting the Hallel.  We do not say the full Hallel on Holidays on which we perform … Continue reading

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Parashas Vayeishev

Download Vayeishev PDF Learning the Power of Free Will from the Story of Yosef and the Story of Chanukah Taste of Talmud In Tractate Shabbos 22a, Rav Tanchum says you may not place your Chanukah menorah higher than 20 amos … Continue reading

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Parashas Vayishlach

Download Vayishlach PDF Am I Responsible for You? Taste of Talmud In Tractate Sota 37B, the Talmud teaches us the concept of “Arvoos”, responsibility.  More accurately translated “Arvoos” means being a guarantor or a co-signer for another Jew.  The Talmud … Continue reading

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