Tag Archives: G-d

Pesach 5774: A Live Chat with G-d?

Click here to download a Printer Friendly Version Click here for two divrei Torah on the Haggadah from the Chofetz ChaimImagine Moshe Rabbeinu coming to his fellow Bnei Yisroel and trying to explain to them what he experienced at the burning bush? … Continue reading

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A Taste of The Mir Yeshiva in Yerushalayim:

The discussion of the sin of Mei Merivah in this week’s parashah comprises only a few pesukim, but it’s a fascinating topic. The Midrash says that Moshe Rabbeinu asked that Hakadosh Baruch Hu should specify the reason he was not … Continue reading

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Vayikra 5773: A Taste of Celestial Accounting

Taste of Parasha “And it will curry favor for him to atone for him.” (Leviticus 1:4).  What is currying favor for whom? The Malach Hamaves is the same entity created by G-d to prosecute a sinner; it is also the … Continue reading

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Parashas Eikev

Download Eikev PDF Can I Really have a Relationship with G-d Taste of Talmud Rav Pappa said one who eats other foods besides bread during a meal does not make a blessing upon them.  Why?  Rashi says the reason is … Continue reading

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Parashas Ki Sisa

Download Ki Sisa PDF The Sanctity of Shabbos Taste of Talmud Why does the Mishna list 39 different categories of creative activities that are prohibited on Shabbos? It would seem that the number could be less since there is an … Continue reading

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Parashas Va’eira

Download Va’eira PDF Can you See G-d in a Bowl of Soup? Taste of Talmud Rabbi Chanina Ben Dosa is featured prominently in many Talmudic passages that discuss miracles.  In Tractate Brachos, the story is told of an Arod, a … Continue reading

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Parashas Vayigash

Download Vayigash PDF Accepting the Yoke of Heaven Taste of Talmud A Mishna in Tractate Brachos 16a posits two seemingly contradictory statements.  First, we are told that a chassan, bride groom, is exempt from the obligation to recite the shema … Continue reading

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