Eikev – Broken to be built

In Parshas Eikev Moshe is continuing his goodbye speech to Klal Yisrael. He cautions us to guard all of the mitzvos, even the ones that seem minor and one could…

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Vaeschanan – Do we connect?

Among all the different religions out there and those of the past each one had a unique way to connect to their god or gods. We can look in the…

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Devarim – Perspective matters

We, together, are in Galus. And although in our day and age we experience anti-Semitism it is usually words published online and written on signs in protest of Israel but…

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Matos Masei – Where are we headed

A chasid once went to the Baal Shem Tov and asked, “Rebbe, I really want to see Eliyahu HaNavi. What can I do to merit this?” The Baal Shem Tov…

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Pinchas – An offering of food

Something we do every day is eat. And just like all the other things we do all the time, we come to forget how special it can be. Eating is…

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Korach – Who is “you”

In May of 1810 a fire broke out in the town of Breslov. After the flames were extinguished Rebbe Nachman and a few of his students journeyed through the rubble…

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Shelach – Going Up

After their forty day scout of the Holy Land the spies returned to the rest of Klal Yisrael to give the report of what they had seen. Yet the report…

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Behaloscha – Shining outward

The week’s parsha begins with God talking to Moshe, telling him to instruct Aharon about lighting the Menorah. The midrash (Bamidbar Rabbah 15:7) tells us the windows of the Beis…

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Naso – Out of many, One

Marriage is such a Holy thing, but first you must find your soul mate. The Gemara in Sotah (2a) tells us that, “Finding your soul mate is as difficult as…

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Behar Bechukosai – Expansion into our life

Parhsas Bechukosai starts off with the pasuk, “Im Bechukosai Tailechu – If you follow My laws, guard My commandments and observe them.”(26:3) Rashi explains that this means to toil in…

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