Archive for the 'Commentary & Human Interest' Category

Parshat Vayeishev 5778: Internalizing The Lessons of Yosef and His Brothers’ Polarization

December 2nd, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua Vayeishev is being sponsored by Zev and Sarit Schonberg and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated as a Zechus for the success of their children, Aryeh, Akiva, Adina, Rachel and Yehuda. To the Schonberg family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a […]

Parshat Vayishlach 5778: Shechem’s “Desire for the Daughter of Yaakov” and Today’s Disproportionate Timidity regarding OUR LAND — Eretz Yisrael

November 25th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua Vayishlach is being sponsored by Tzvi and Shari Gherman and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh in honor of Vayishlach being Tzvi’s Bar Mitzvah Parsha. To the Gherman family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, […]

Parshat Toldos 5778: Rivka’ Nurture and Its Impact on Her Righteousness, and the Tefillot of Yitzchak and Rivka for Offspring

November 7th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua Toldos is being sponsored by Edo and Atara Lavi and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for a complete Refuah Shleima for both Yishaya Shalom ben Malka Gittel (Blass) and Shlomo Chaim ben Chaya (Scholnick). To the Lavi family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses. […]

Parshat Chayei Sarah 5778: Was Sarah Imeinu Niferet on the Day of Her Birth?

November 4th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua Chayei Sarah is being sponsored by David and Malka Blass and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for Refuah Shlaima for the Cholim of the community. To the Blass family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a […]

Parshat Vayeira 5778: Hashem’s Bikkur Cholim, Avraham’s Hochnasat Orchim — Genetically Hard-Wired in Our Times

October 28th, 2017

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua Vayeira is being sponsored by Yossie and Ester Sussman and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated in honor of Yossie’s grandparents: R’ Kalman ben R’ Yitzchok Eliyahu and Chaya Sara bas Yaakov Shlomo and R’ Chizkiyahu Yaakov ben R’ Binyomin and Miriam bas Yaakov. To the Sussman family, […]

Parshat Lech Lecha 5778: On Avraham Avinu’s Aliyah, His Hachnosat Orchim and Insights Into Chessed

October 21st, 2017

Shalom Friends; Our Parshat HaShevua, Lech Lecha is sponsored by Yirmi and Rochelle Gold and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh who dedicated this vort for a Refuah Shlaima to Shlomo Chaim ben Chaya (Scholnick) and for a Mazel Tov to Menachem Scholnick on his Bar Mitzvah. To the Gold family, many thanks for your sponsorship […]

Parshat No’ach 5778: How Old are You Anyway?

October 13th, 2017

Shalom Friends; Our Parshat HaShevua, Noach is sponsored by Jack and Chana Kaminker and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh whodedicate this vort Lilui Nishmas Jack’s Father Aryeh Shlomo Leib ben Elyaqum. To the Kaminker family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, […]

Parshat Breish’t 5778: How Our Torah Answers “The Big Lie” of the Nations Regarding Hashem’s Allotment of Eretz Yisrael to His Chosen Ones

October 7th, 2017

Shalom Friends; Our Parshat HaShevua, Breish’t is sponsored by Binyamin and Barbara Lemkin and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh who dedicate this vort for for the speedy aliya of Jonathan Pollard to Eretz Yisrael, mass aliya by American Jews and to the Jewish heroes who sacrifice themselves for the cause of Torah and Eretz Yisrael. […]

Simchat Torah 5778: Bonding with Hashem, V’zos HaBrachot and Attaining Balance Between Tefillah and Learning

October 7th, 2017

Shalom Friends; Our Simchat Torah vort is being sponsored by Simon and Aliza Baum and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh who dedicate this vort Lilui Nishmas in honor of Simon’s Mother: Chaya Miriam Bas Boruch. To the Baum family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a […]

Succot 5778: The MItzvot of Celebrating: Both in His Shelter and the Spiritual Harvest

September 30th, 2017

Shalom Friends; Our Succot vort is being sponsored by Haim and Danit Kalb and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh Lilui Nishmas the Yahrtzeit of Haim’s Grandfather Efraim ben R’ Mordechai. To the Kalb family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, […]