DON’T BE OLD AND SLEEPY

DON’T BE OLD AND SLEEPY

For the past three weeks we were focused on the loss of our Temple and of our Land. For over two thousand years we have wandered through the desert of nations throughout the globe as homeless beggars. We would spend a century or two sometimes three or four in one land...
CLARITY; A LESSON FROM NOSSIE MUNK Z’L

CLARITY; A LESSON FROM NOSSIE MUNK Z’L

In this week’s Parsha, Balak, Balak the king of Moav hires Bilam to curse the Jewish people. Bilam has a record of cursing people; even whole nations, successfully. His power was bestowed upon him by HaKadosh baruch Hu and he used this power for evil. It is remarkable...
THE PEOPLE OF SCIENCE

THE PEOPLE OF SCIENCE

In this week’s double Parsha, Chukas Balak, there is a wonderful lesson to be learnt from the haftorah. The prophet, Micha  admonishes his people to remember the incredible kindness that HaKadosh baruch Hu showered upon them. He took them from Egypt. He established...
BREATHTAKING!

BREATHTAKING!

This week’s Parsha, Korach, introduces us to Moshe and Aharon’s cousin, Korach. Korach was an enigma. From one side we know that Korach was a great person. He was both a Torah scholar and a man of much spiritual greatness. On the other side, however, we...
THE MESSY LAB

THE MESSY LAB

In this week’s Parsha, B’haloscha, there are two verses that are cordoned off from the rest of the Parsha with a unique character resembling a parenthesis. The Talmud teaches us that these two verses form a book unto itself, thereby creating an additional two Books....
HE’S MY FATHER!

HE’S MY FATHER!

In this week’s Parsha, Naso, the Torah teaches the law known as “returning stolen property to the convert”. This law deals with a person who owes money to his friend and, in a court of law, denies owing this money. If, under oath the defendant denies the debt and then...