Archive for March, 2014

Parshat Metzora 5774: The Kohen and the Metzora — “Meeting Halfway”

March 27th, 2014

Shalom Friends; Our Parshat HaShevua Metzora is being sponsored by Benjamin and Gina Fishman and Family of Ramat Beit Shemesh. To the Fishman family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a Chassuna or other Simcha event in your life, or […]

Parshat Tazria 5774: Ascertaining Individual/National Ta’amei/Tahara and Individual/National Sincerity of Contrition in Teshuvah

March 19th, 2014

Shalom Friends; Our Parshat HaShevua Tazria is being sponsored by Baruch & Yaffa Swinkin of Ramat Beit Shemesh in honor their daughter Racheli’s Bat Mitzvah. To the Swinkin family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a Chassuna or other Simcha […]

Parshat Shemini 5774: Loving Wisdom = Taking Joy in the Wisdom of Others?

March 18th, 2014

Parshat Shemini 5774: Loving Wisdom = Taking Joy in the Wisdom of Others? by Moshe Burt After learning in Parsha Tzav that for seven days, Moshe taught Aaron HaKohen and his sons the laws of their Avodah (the Kohanic Service, i.e. in the Tabernacle and later in the Beit HaMikdash — ” The Temple”) in […]

Purim 5774: The Poison Plot and Esther’s Humility — Keys to Jewish Redemption from Haman’s Eradication Plot

March 11th, 2014

Purim 5774: The Poison Plot and Esther’s Humility — Keys to Jewish Redemption from Haman’s Eradication Plot by Moshe Burt This vort endeavors to explore and reconcile two insights, from amongst the “127 Insights into Megillat Esther” (compiled from the words of Chazal by Rabbi Mendel Weinbach of Jerusalem) which are, in many instances, expanded […]

Parshat Tzav 5774: The Bamidbar Paradigm of Jewish Constancy, Self-Control Vs Today’s Rote, Intellectual Complacency, Laxity and Assimilation?

March 5th, 2014

Shalom Friends; Our Parshat HaShevua Tzav is being sponsored by Dr. Pinchas & P’nina Klahr of Ramat Beit Shemesh, Lilui Nishmas for the Yahrtzeit of Avraham Moshe ben Mordechai which is on Tet Adar Bet. To the Klahr family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — […]

Parshat Vayikra 5774: Distinguishing True, Strong, Yet Humble Leaders From the Fraudulent Incumbents

March 4th, 2014

Shalom Friends; Our Parshat HaShevua Vayikra is being sponsored by Dr. Dov & Debbie Rosen of Ramat Beit Shemesh. To the Rosen family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a Chassuna or other Simcha event in your life, or commemorate […]