Parshat Shoftim 5781: Malchut, Governance When Foreigners Wield Governing Power?

Shalom Friends;

Our Parshat HaShevua, Shoftim is being sponsored by Dov and Bracha Moses of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated Lilui Nishmas for Dov’s Father, Avraham ben Chaim Mordechai, z”l, and also for a refuah shleima for Rachel bat Chaya Perel and Shmuel ben Rivka. To the Moses family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses.

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Parshat Re’eh 5781: “Destroy, You Shall Destroy…”

Shalom Friends;

Our Parshat HaShevua, Re’eh is being co-sponsored by Mordechai and Gila Bernstein of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for B’Ezrat Hashem the total end of the corona virus pandemic and all like viruses, and by an anonymous co-sponsor lilui nismas Devorah bat Yechiel Michel Of Blessed Memory. Both co-sponsors live in Ramat Beit Shemesh. To the Bernstein family and to our anonymous co-sponsor, many thanks for your co-sponsorships and your continued kindnesses.

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Parshat Eikev 5781: Kindness, Appreciation and Gratefulness vs Ingrates and Usury?

Shalom Friends;

Our Parshat HaShevua, Eikev is being sponsored by Dov & Lauren Greenberg of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated in honor of their son Moshe Yitzchak’s Bar Mitzvah. To the Greenberg family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses.

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Parshat Va’etchanan 5781: Why is K’riyat Shema a Foundational Mitzvah in Judaism?

Shalom Friends;

Our Parshat HaShevua, Va’etchanan is being co-sponsored by Rabbi Raphael and Rebbetzin Vivianne Willig dedicated in honor of our dear friend Moshe Burt and by an anonymous donor dedicated lilui nishmas for Tila bat Yerachmiel. Both co-sponsors are from Ramat Beit Shemesh. To the Willig family and to our anonymous sponsor, many thanks for your co-sponsorships and your continued kindnesses.

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Parshat Devarim 5781: Who Authored Sefer Devarim? Hashem or Moshe? Another Take.

Shalom Friends;

Our Parshat HaShevua, Devarim is being sponsored by Matis and Marla Sklar of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated in honor of the recent marriage of the daughter Dena to Eitan Ungar. To the Sklar family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses.

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Parshat Pinchas 5781: Why Pinchas Merited Eternal Kehunah?

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshat HaShevua Pinchas is sponsored by Rabbi Barak and Rebbetzin Saffer of Ramat Beit Shemesh to celebrate Barak’s Father: Reuven Tzadok ben Yisrael Tzvi Chaim on his 90th birthday. To the Saffer family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses.

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Parshat Balak 5781: Who’s Fault was the Sin of the Ba’al Pe’or, Anyway?

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshat HaShevua Balak is co-sponsored by Shlomo and Shoshana Weis lilui nishmas Chaya Perel bas Chaim Mordechai and by an anonymous donor, both families from Ramat Beit Shemesh. To the Weis family and to our anonymous donor, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses.

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Parshat Chukas 5781: The Thirty-Eight Missing Years

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshat HaShevua Chukas is sponsored anonymously and dedicated lilui nishmas HaRav Yehuda Leib HaKohen ben HaRav Moshe Shimon HaKohen and Miriam bat Reb Menachem Mendel and Reb Zev Avraham ben Shlomo and wife Sima. To our anonymous donor, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses.

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Parshat Korach 5781: Israel’s Political/Governmental Malaise; Reminiscent of Korach and “Friends?”

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshat HaShevua Korach is sponsored by Rabbi Joel and Shelly Padowitz and dedicated for a full and complete Refuah Shleima for Joel’s Grandfather, Yissachar ben Hindl. To the Padowitz family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses.

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Parshat Shelach 5781: The Miraglim, Lag B’Omer Tragedy and Israeli Political Egos

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshat HaShevua Sh’lach is being sponsored by Dr. Eli and Miri Behar of Ramat Beit Shemesh L’ilui Nishmas for the Yahrtzeit of Yerachmiel Meir ben Nissim Avraham. To the Behar family, many thanks for your sponsorship and continued kindness.

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.

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