Parshiyot Tazria, Metzora 5778: Why the Kohen as Determinant Between Tumah and Tahara?

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 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 for whatever other reason by sponsoring a Parshat HaShevua. [...]  Click here to read more.

Parshat Shemini 5778: Aaron’s Humility, Shame Over the Egel Zahav, and His Consistency of Service

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Shemini is dedicated Lilui Nishmas for My Mother: Chaya bat Zalman on her 3rd Yahrtzeit. She 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 for whatever other reason by sponsoring a Parshat HaShevua.

Please be in contact with me with any questions, or for further details.

Best Regards,

Moshe Burt
olehchadash@yahoo.com
skype: mark.burt3
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Dayenu 5778: Measure for Measure for Resting on Laurels, or Back-Sliding and Hypocrisy

Shalom Friends;

This year’s Pesach vort is being sponsored by Avraham and Miriam Deutsch and family of Efrat dedicated lilui nishmas for his Father: Mordechai ben Avraham Aba and Sara and for his Mother: Sara Rotza bat Tzion bat Avraham Yaakov and Chaya Leah. To the Deutsch 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 a Yahrtzeit of a loved one, or for whatever other reason by sponsoring a Parshat HaShevua. [...]  Click here to read more.

Parshat Tzav 5778: The Olah, the Kohen, His Financial Loss, and Emphasis on Zealousness of Service

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshiyot HaShevua, Tzav is being sponsored by Dr. Dov and Debbie Rosen and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for the success of their chldren. 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 a Yahrtzeit of a loved one, or for whatever other reason by sponsoring a Parshat HaShevua.

Please forward to your relatives and friends and encourage them to sponsor a Parshat HaShevua. And please be in contact with me with any questions, or for further details. [...]  Click here to read more.

Parshat Vayikra 5778: Moshe, Modesty and Humility and the High-Bar Paradigm for Am Yisrael

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshiyot HaShevua, Vayikra is being sponsored by Steven and Debra Glanz and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for the success of their chldren. 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 Chassuna or other Simcha event in your life, or commemorate a Yahrtzeit of a loved one, or for whatever other reason by sponsoring a Parshat HaShevua.

Please forward to your relatives and friends and encourage them to sponsor a Parshat HaShevua. And please be in contact with me with any questions, or for further details. [...]  Click here to read more.

Parshiyot Vayakhel/Pekudei 5778: The Mishkan — Unity, Continuing Teshuvah and Meticulous Mitzvot

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Vayakhel/Pekudei is being sponsored by Dov and Bracha Moses for a refuah shlaima for Rachel bat Chaya Perel and lilui nishmas both Chaya Perel bat Chaim Mordechai and Yehudit bat HaRav Me’ir Moshe . To the Moses 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 a Yahrtzeit of a loved one, or for whatever other reason by sponsoring a Parshat HaShevua. [...]  Click here to read more.

Parshat Ki Tisa 5778: The Two Sides of Stubbornness

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parsha Ki Tisa is being sponsored Jonathan and Debbie Sassen in honor of their son Moshe Tuvia’s Bar Mitzvah. To the Sassen 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 a Yahrtzeit of a loved one, or for whatever other reason by sponsoring a Parshat HaShevua.

Please forward to your relatives and friends and encourage them to sponsor a Parshat HaShevua. And please be in contact with me with any questions, or for further details. [...]  Click here to read more.

Purim 5778: Depending on the Super-Power vs Acting as a Jewish Nation?

Shalom Friends;

Our Purim vort is being co-sponsored by Shlomo and Shoshana Weis lilui nishas Yisrael ben Chaim z”l and Malcha bat Me’ir Moshe z’l and by Rabbi Yechiel and Tova Nussbaum dedicated for the entire Kehillah of Beis Tefillah -Yona Avraham. Both families live in Ramat Beit Shemsh. To the Weis and Nussbaum families, many thanks for your co-sponsorships 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 a Yahrtzeit of a loved one, or for whatever other reason by sponsoring a Parshat HaShevua. [...]  Click here to read more.

Aleinu L’Shabeiyach: “Our Duty” — Mission Statement or Afterthought?

Aleinu L’Shabeiyach: “Our Duty” — Mission Statement or Afterthought?

by Moshe Burt

This Chabura is dedicated to my Dad, Me’ir ben Shabtai HaKohen, Of Blessed Memory upon his first Yarhtzeit, and to my Mother, Chaya bat Zalman HaKohen, Of Blessed Memory whose third Yarhtzeit is on Isru Chag Pesach.

I want to express Hakarat HaTov to Rabbi Yechiel Nussbaum for facilitating my gaining deeper understanding of Aleinu, Rabbi Ari Enkin, Rabbi Binyamin Jacobson for providing Rabbi Yechiel Nussbaum and I with R’Shimshon Pincus’ sefer on Tefillah; Nefesh Shimshon to learn, Rabbi Malinowitz, and to Jonathan Wachtel who turned me on to the sefer, “The Power of Aleinu” by Rabbi Asher Baruch Wegbreit of Yeshivat Birkat HaTorah.  [...]  Click here to read more.

Parshat Tetzaveh 5778: The Iron Crucible and Pure, Beaten Olive Oil

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Tetzaveh is dedicated Lilui Nishmas for the first Yahrtziet of My Father: Me’ir ben Shabtai who was niftar on 9 Adar 5777.

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 for whatever other reason by sponsoring a Parshat HaShevua.

Please be in contact with me with any questions, or for further details.

Best Regards,

Moshe Burt
olehchadash@yahoo.com
skype: mark.burt3
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