Archive for December, 2009

Parsha Vayechi 5770: Battling the Evolution of Enslavement, Persecution

December 26th, 2009

by Moshe Burt This author recalls a commentary by the K’li Yekar (Judiaca Press Chumash, Vol.3, page 600) on the first posuk of Parsha Vayechi which is leyned this Shabbos. The K’li Yekar explains the lack of a space between the end of the previous sedra Vayigash and our parsha as meaning that the two […]

Parsha Vayigash 5770: Jewish Unity, Critical but Ever Elusive

December 20th, 2009

by Moshe Burt Parsha Mikeitz records the whole affair between Yosef and the brothers when they came to Mitzrayim to buy food and were accused by the Viceroy of being spies. We learned how after hearing their story and family history, Yosef demanded that they bring their youngest brother to him and incarcerated Shimon as […]

Parshat Mikeitz/Shabbos Chanukah 5770: Awaiting Hashem’s Miracle Cure for Modern Hellenism

December 12th, 2009

by Moshe Burt In previous years, this author wrote about Yosef’s being thrown in a bor (pit) seething with snakes and scorpions — yet emerging unscathed, his being sold, his ensuing journey to Mitzrayim and his slavery, his imprisonment and his liberation and ascendency to the position of Viceroy, second only to Pharoh. And this […]

Yehudah & Tamar, Halacha and Justice Minister Yaakov Ne’eman

December 12th, 2009

Amidst the story of the brothers selling Yosef as a slave, his ending up in Mitzrayim in the home of Pontiphar, his subsequent imprisonment and eventual meteoric rise to the position of Viceroy — 2nd only to Pharoah, is the story, conveyed in thumbnail below, of Yehudah and Tamar. We learn of Yehudah’s two sons […]

Parshat Vayeishev 5770: Yosef and the Brothers vs Hellinistic Israeli Regimes’ War on Yiddishkeit

December 5th, 2009

by, Moshe Burt Three years ago, just before Chanukah, a short article appeared on the INN website entitled; “Mortar Shells Filled With Chanukah Light” which told about the Menorah made from some of the spent Islamic mortal shells which were launched on Neve Dekalim over the years. Reading about this special Menorah which was lit […]

Construction Freeze Lame and False Pledge #2: Bibi: Read My Lips…

December 4th, 2009

On Thursday, The Jerusalem Post’s first report regarding prime minister Netanyahu’s meeting with Yehuda and Shomron leaders carried these excerpts: We are not enemies, and if there things that need to be amended – we will fix them, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was cited by Israel Radio as telling settler leaders, as the two-hour meeting […]

The Provocation That Islamic, Western and Israeli Leftist Media Gloss Over

December 4th, 2009

It was reported by Reuters, as well as by Islamic media (thus the deceptive caption atop the video above) that a Jewish driver is being investigated and may be charged with car assault for allegedly “driving over a Palestinian who was lying wounded at a… gas station following an incident in which the settler’s [the […]

Likud Construction Freeze Lame Excuse #1: “10 Months Eventually Pass”: Benny Begin

December 3rd, 2009

Former Prime Minister Menecham Begin z’l never meant for Israeli governance to fall as it has in the years since he signed the Camp David accords with Egypt’s Anwar Sadat, and particularly in the ensuing years since the disastrous Oslo era began. In fact, there are numerous citings in Torah, as well as in the […]