Archive for the 'Commentary & Human Interest' Category

Rosh Hashanah 5778: Tishrei — The New Year of Years

September 13th, 2017

Shalom Friends; Our Rosh Hashana 5778 Vort is being sponsored by Avraham and Miriam Deutsch of Efrat who wish Zahal and Kol Am Yisrael L’Shana Tova! To the Deutsch family, many thanks for your continued kindnesses. Avraham and Miriam, may you know only simcha, success in all endeavors, good health, nachas from your children, and […]

Parshat Nitzavim/Vayeilech 5777: Collective, Unified Jewish Responsibility and the Message of Hakhel

September 9th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshiyot Nitzavim/Vayeilech is co-sponsored by Reuven and Leah Goldman and Mordechai and Gila Bernstein of Ramat Beit Shemesh and dedicated for a total, complete Refuah Shlaima and good health for Yishaya Shalom ben Malka Gittel Blass. To the Goldman and Bernstein families, many thanks for your sponsorship and […]

Parshat Ki Tavo 5777: Slandering of the Jews by the Nations Throughout History, and Today

September 2nd, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Ki Tavo is dedicated for a total, complete Refuah Shlaima and good health, happiness and success in all ways and endeavors to at least 120 years for Yishaya Shalom ben Malka Gittel Blass. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a Chassuna or other […]

Parshat Ki Teitsei 5777: Wars of Hashem’s Commandment vs “Optional” Wars

August 26th, 2017

Shalom Friends; Our Parshat HaShevua Ki Teitsei is being sponsored by Ari and Aliza Rosenstein and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh and dedicated Lilui Nishmas in memory of Aliza’s Mother, Anne Samson A’H: Rochel Rivka bat Mattityahu HaKohen whose Yahrtzeit is 11 Elul. To the Rosenstein family, many thanks for your sponsorship and continued kindnesses. […]

Parshat Shoftim 5777: Torah-True Righteousness of Judgement Applies to Police/Law Enforcement as to Judiciary

August 19th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Shoftim is sponsored by Dov and Bracha Moses of Ramat Beit Shemesh and dedicated for the aufruf this Shabbos of their son Amitai Yaakov and the upcoming chassuna of Amitai Yaakov to Yael Mayer. To the Moses family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued […]

Parshat Re’eh 5777: The Imperative of Eradicating All Forms of Avodah Zora, Paganism From Eretz Yisrael and Striving for Closeness to Hashem

August 11th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Re’eh is being co-sponsored by R’ Barak and Sarah Schecter of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for a Refuah Shlaima for Yishaya Shalom ben Malka Gittel (Blass)and by an anonymous donor L’ilui Nishmas Devorah bat Yechiel Michel Of Blessed Memory. To both the Schecter family and our anonymous […]

Parshat Eikev 5777: Eikev Mitzvot, Tefillot, “This Mitzvah” — Is It Shema or Shabbos?

August 5th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Eikev is being sponsored by Dov and Lauren Greenberg of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated in honor of their son Moshe Yitzchak’s birthday. To the Greenberg family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses and good wishes. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, […]

Parshat Va’etchanan 5777: Consolation? Maintaining Hope and Persistence After Amona and Twelve Years After Gush Katif Expulsion and Governmental Deceptions?

July 28th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Va’etchanan is being sponsored by Ari and Rifka Stern of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for the success of their children in all their endeavors. To the Stern family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses and good wishes. You can celebrate a Simcha — […]

Parshat Devarim 5777: Sefer Devarim, Tefillin, Unity and Distinction of Halachot, Mussar From Bias, Disdain and Sinat Chinom With Approach of Tisha B’av

July 21st, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Devarim is being sponsored by Mattis and Marla Sklar of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for a full and complete Refuah Shlaima for Matis’ Father Shmuel Chaim ben Shaina. To the Sklar family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses and good wishes. You can […]

Parshiyot Matos/Masei 5777: Am Yisrael Fights Hashem’s Wars and Connects with Eretz Yisrael — and Today?

July 14th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Matos-Masei is sponsored by Yosef Moshe and Chana Rosenberg of Ramat Beit Shemesh, dedicated for Yosef Moshe’s Bar Mitzvah Parsha Matos and for the health and wellbeing of their children and family. To the Rosenberg family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You […]