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Sha’vu’ose: Zman Matan Torasainu: It is all up to you!

Is the fact that the Torah was given on Shavuos a secret?  If not, then why does the Torah neglect to tell us this important aspect of the Yom Tov of Shavuose?  Could it be that we are being taught … Continue reading

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Purim 5774: 14 Adar 5774/ March 16, 2014

Why is Purim celebrated on two different days?  Why is there a day called Shushan Purim?  The Megillah tells of how the people of Shushan extended their battle one day longer than any other area in the kingdom.  We can … 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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Parashas Va’eschanan

Download Va’eschanan PDF Can you Afford not to Learn? Taste of Talmud Why was the first Bais Hamikdash destroyed? The Talmud states that it was due to idol worship, adultery, and murder (Yoma 9b). The prophet Jeremiah also asked this … Continue reading

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Parashas Acharei Mos

Download Acharei Mos PDF Appreciating the Depths and Profundity of our Holy Torah Taste of Talmud The Talmud in Tractate Nedarim 81a makes an astonishing statement: None of the Prophets were able to comprehend “Al ma avda Haaretz”, how was … Continue reading

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