Archive for the 'Commentary & Human Interest' Category

Parshat Bamidbar 5777: Flexibility of Jews to Accept Hashem’s Rule and Laws: Hard-Wired to Genes From the Avos, From Yetziyot Mitzrayim?

May 20th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Bamidbar is being sponsored Dr. Pinchas and Penina Klahr of Ramat Beit Shemesh lilui nishmas Pinchas’ Father, Nosson Karpel ben Shmuel Zanvil Tzvi (Klahr) and Penina’s Father, Rav Matisyohu ben Rav Yaakov (Weisenberg). To the Klahr family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. […]

Parshat Behar/Bechukotai 5777: Connecting Shabbos and Shemittoh, and Our Kesher With the Land; The Tochocha — Who Really Rules Eretz Yisrael?

May 12th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshiyot Behar/Bechukotai is being sponsored by Baruch and Tammy Labinsky of Ramat Beit Shemesh lilui nishmas Yitzchak Osher ben Yaakov. To the Labinsky 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 […]

Parshat Emor 5777: The Kohanim: Ideal of Physical and Spiritual Purity, Spiritual Unity, — Paradigm for Am Yisrael, and All Mankind

May 6th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Emor is being sponsored anonymously in honor of the wonderful Beit Tefillah Yona Avraham community in Ramat Beit Shemesh. To our anonymous sponsor, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a Chassuna or […]

Parshiyot Acharei Mos/Kedoshim 5777: The Kohen Gadol: Paradigm for B’nai Yisrael, as B’nai Yisrael Stands as Paradigm for all Mankind

April 29th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshiyot HaShevua, Acharei Mos/Kedoshim is being sponsored by Dr. Edo and Atara Lavi and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh Lilui Nishmas for the Yahrtzeit of Atara’s Father Eliezer Chaim ben Shlomo Zalman. To the Lavi family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a […]

Parshiyot Tazria/Metzora 5777: Gauging Contemporary Ta’amei/Tahara on a National Level, as well as Individual/National Sincerity in Teshuvah

April 22nd, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshiyot HaShevua, Tazria/Metzora is being sponsored by David and Julie Morris and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh Lilui Nishmas for the Yahrtzeit of Julie’s Mother Shulamit Devorah bat Rav Shimshon Raphael z”l. To the Morris family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a […]

Parshat Shemini 5777: The Wisdom of Seeking Advice, Counsel and Clarity

April 15th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Shemini is dedicated Lilui Nishmas for My Mother: Chaya bat Zalman who was niferet on 22 Nissan 5775. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a Chassuna or other Simcha event in your life, or commemorate a Yahrtzeit of a loved one, or […]

Dayenu 5777: Governance Stuck in “Status Quo”, Unmasked While Trying to Hide Behind Fake External “Edicts”

April 7th, 2017

Shalom Friends; Our Pesach vort is being sponsored by Avraham and Miriam Deutsch and family of Efrat who make a special dedication for the welfare of our chayalim! To the Deutsch family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses. Friends, you can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a Chassuna […]

Parshat Tzav 5777: The Line Between Divine Command, Logical Sequences of Progression, and Arrogance

April 1st, 2017

Shalom Friends; Our Parshat Tzav is being sponsored by Dov and Bracha Moses of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for refuah shlaima for Rachel bat Chaya Perel and lilui nishmas Chaya Perel bat Rivka and Yehudit bat Chaya Perel. To the Moses family, many thanks for your sponsorship, for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a […]

Parshat Vayikra 5777: Moshe, Modesty and Humility and Modern-Day Paradigms

March 23rd, 2017

Shalom Friends; Our Parshat Vayikra is being sponsored by Shirley and Stanley Schwartz of Toronto and Delray Beach, Florida and Ruth Meides of Florida dedicated Lilui Nishmas for the recent passing (9 Adar 5777) of my Father, Me’ir ben Shabtai. To the my Aunts and Uncle, many thanks for your sponsorship, for your continued kindnesses […]

Parshiyot Vayakhel/Pekudei 5777: Shabbos: Key to a Jew’s Faith in Hashem, Gateway to Righteousness and All Dimensions of Yiddishkeit

March 18th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshiyot HaShevua, Vayakhel/Pekudei is being sponsored by Steven and Debra Glanz and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for the success of their children. To the Glanz family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a […]