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Current Minus Thirty – Parashat Ki Tetzeh

Parashat Ki Tetzeh is full of social commandments meant to help Am Yisrael build a proper society after it enters Eretz Yisrael. With these mitzvot, the Torah guides the nation toward becoming a fair society with compassion for the poor and underprivileged. In today’s business world, there is a payment method referred to as “current … Continue reading Current Minus Thirty – Parashat Ki Tetzeh

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National Memory – Parashat Ki Tavo

Parashat Ki Tavo is mainly dedicated to strengthening the covenant that the Creator made with Bnei Yisrael. The Torah emphasizes again and again that when Am Yisrael keeps the commandments, they will merit blessing, and when they stray from the ways of God, they will be exiled from their land will greatly suffer. A commandment … Continue reading National Memory – Parashat Ki Tavo

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Murder of an Individual – A Shock to the Nation – Parashat Shoftim

In parashat Shoftim, Moshe Rabeinu instructs the nation on basic principles regarding the military and war. He offers guidance on how to settle the land and explains the correct way to lead community and societal life. Toward the end of the parasha, he deals with a horrifying case: the discovery of a body of a … Continue reading Murder of an Individual – A Shock to the Nation – Parashat Shoftim

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Difficulties in Life – Impetus for Growth – Parashat Ekev

In this week’s parasha, Parashat Ekev, Moshe continues delivering his monumental speech before Bnei Yisrael prior to his passing.  The speech is peppered with deep messages on Jewish philosophy and tools for proper and wise functioning in our daily life. Everyone faces difficulties in life. Some people face financial challenges, others relationship troubles, and still … Continue reading Difficulties in Life – Impetus for Growth – Parashat Ekev

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A Journey on the Wings of an Eagle – Parashat Haazinu

Most parashat Haazinu is a poem dealing with the connection between the Creator and Bnei Yisrael throughout the generations.  Naturally, the poem touches also upon the glorious periods when the nation walked in the path of God and He was close to them, as well as the difficult times when the nation veered away from … Continue reading A Journey on the Wings of an Eagle – Parashat Haazinu

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Our Father is Light…

Light, the source of all color, is symbolic of the Presence of God for color cannot exist without Light. Our Creator brought color to life throughout creation by His Light. On Shabbat, the lighting of candles is the beginning of an appointed time where one steps-back from the world into the Peace of the Light … Continue reading Our Father is Light…

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