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February 17, 2024 – 9:42 pm | Comments Off on The Superbowl Grind82 views

Every year, the world gears up for the Superbowl, and even people who don’t follow football take an interest. Somehow, the NFL has captured the imagination of the masses; the show, the glitz, the contest, and the party combine to make it an entertaining evening.
The fans see the final product. …

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Pekudei: Learn to Love It

March 13, 2006 – 5:45 am | Comments Off on Pekudei: Learn to Love It2,570 views
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A Generous Text
This week’s Parsha continues the theme from the previous Parsha in describing our ancestor’s enthusiasm for building the Mishkan (tabernacle) and their exacting commitment to its great detail. After transmitting G-d’s detailed instructions for building the Mishkan the Torah could have simply concluded with the words “Vayasu Ken,” …

Yitro- Each to his own Level

February 10, 2006 – 7:46 pm | Comments Off on Yitro- Each to his own Level3,145 views
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Deputizing the Students
In this week’s Parsha we read that Moses descended from Mt Sinai and began to teach G-d’s Torah to the Masses. As Moses sat from morning to evening long queues of query laden students  formed up and snaked around his tent for miles. Each sought an answer, each …

Vayakhel : Inside Outside

February 1, 2005 – 6:57 pm | Comments Off on Vayakhel : Inside Outside3,019 views
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The Air Outside
Shortly after the Tzadik Reb Mendel of Horodok arrived in Israel a man climbed the Mount of Olives and sounded a Shofar. A rumor quickly spread that the Shofar’s call heralded the arrival of Moshiach. When word of this reached Reb Mendel, he threw the windows wide open …