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Parshat Sh’mot 5776: Coalescing Historical Accounts of the Evolution of Jewish Enslavement in Mitzrayim, Lessons for Today?

December 26th, 2015

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua — Parshat Sh’mot is being sponsored by Yitzchak and Leyla Gross of Wynnewood, PA to commemorate the Yahrtzeit of Yitzchak’s Mother: Chaya Yita Sarah Bat Aharon. To Mishpochat Gross, many thanks for your sponsorship, your kindnesses through the years in helping facilitate Sefer Torah recycling, and for your […]

Chanukah 5776: The Power of the Kohen’s Humility; the Deepest Wisdom of Torah

December 4th, 2015

Shalom Friends; This week, our Chanukah vort is being sponsored by Avraham and Miriam Deutsch of Efrat who wish Kol Am Yisrael Chanukah Same’ach! 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 or other Simcha event […]

Parshat Devarim 5775: Taking Beit Medrash Learning and Spirituality and Applying Them in the World Outside

July 18th, 2015

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua Parshat Devarim is being sponsored by Edo and Atara Lavi of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for a full, complete refuah shleima for Yishaya Shalom ben Malka. To the Lavi family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses and good wishes. You can celebrate a Simcha […]

Parshiyot Matos/Masei 5775: Accepting Moshe as Hashem’s Annointed Leader and Connecting with Eretz Yisrael

July 11th, 2015

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshiyot HaShevua Matos/Masei is being sponsored by David and Julie Morris of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for a refuah shaleima, quickly and completely, for Moshe Burt who has undergone surgery this week. To the Morris family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses and good wishes. You […]

Parshat Chukas 5775: Chukim, Tradition and Jewish History

June 20th, 2015

Shalom Friends; Parshat Chukas is being co-sponsored by Rabbi Harry and Judith Greenspan of Ramat Beit Shemesh, in memory of their parents, Falik ben Hertske, Miriam Ella bat Yisrael Eliezer HaCohen and Nachum ben Yosef and Janet bat Henry, all of blessed memory, and by Binyamin and Tracy Skriloff, also of Ramat Beit Shemesh in […]

Rabbi Moshe Levinger z”l and His Connection of Am Yisrael with Eretz Yisrael

May 17th, 2015

by Moshe Burt I was saddened to wake up this morning, Sunday, 17 May, 2015 — 28 Iyyar, 5775 to hear the news that Rabbi Moshe Levinger z”l had passed away at age 80. We all know of R’ Moshe’s immense efforts and contributions toward the establishment of modern-day Jewish presence in Hevron, as well […]

Baruch Dayan Emet: Hespid for my Mother Claire Burt: Chaya bat Zalman

April 22nd, 2015

Niferet 11 April, 2015, 22 Nissan 5775 I’ve learned, and written a great deal about Aaron HaKohen Godol’s constancy of service in the Mishkan, the Ohel Mo’ed, the Tent of Meeting in Bamidbar, the desert (the Mishkan being the forerunner of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem built by King Solomon) in the forty years following […]

Parshat Shemini 5775: Arrogance and Subjective Arbitrariness –Then and Now

April 4th, 2015

Shalom Friends; This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshat Shemini is sponsored by Donny and Elisheva Fein in honor of the 25th anniversary of Donny’s Bar Mitzvah: Parshat Shemini. To the Fein family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a Chassuna […]

Purim 5775: Shabbos, the Tree and the Spoils

February 28th, 2015

Shalom Friends; Our Purim vort is being sponsored by Dov & Lauren Greenberg and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh in honor of their daughter Shayna’s upcoming Bat Mitzvah on the 28th of Adar. To the Greenberg family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses. You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, […]

Why I am Endorsing and Voting Yachad on 17 March, 2015

February 22nd, 2015

Dear Friends; Most of you who know me here in Eretz Yisrael know me to be outspoken on many issues affecting Am Yisrael, Torah, our Divine right and legacy to, and sovereignty in Eretz Yisrael. In all of my years of following modern history, events, eras in Israel, I have found no other political entity, […]