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Parshat Shelach (Numbers 13:1-15:41)

“Aloh Na’aleh!” In the book Tribal Leadership, the authors speak about how to unify different organic groups of an organization into a larger, stronger unit...

Parshat Beha’alotecha (Numbers 8:1–12:16)

Sound the Trumpets!Horns,horn,horns. Any New Yorkers has heard those loud, raucous, and sometimes annoying sounds. They can be found all over the city from...

Parshat Naso (Numbers 4:21-7:89)

The Recovering AddictThe Dilemma of the BlanketHave you ever laid yourself to sleep with a short blanket? You cover your toes, but your shoulders...

Parshat Bamidbar- (Numbers 1:1-4:20)

Each Under His Own FlagOne of the most striking features of this week’s Parsha is the perek-long description of the flags of every shevet...

Parshat Behar-Bechukotai (Leviticus 25:1-27:34)

The Power of a Tzibbur“If you go in my ways and follow my statutes…Five of you will chase a hundred, and a hundred of...

Parshat Emor (Leviticus 21:1-24:23)

Who is a Kohen?The beginning part of this week’s parsha refers to the special laws and status regarding kohanim – the descendants of Aharon....

Parshat Acharei-Kedoshim (Leviticus 16:1-20:27)

The Rule of Habit“The L-rd said to Moses: Speak to Aaron your brother, that he not come at any time to the Sanctuary inside...

Parshat Tazria-Metzora (Leviticus 12:1-15:33) Warning: Lashon Hara Kills!

While traveling from city to city selling his wares, a peddler approached the city of Tzipori and called out in a loud voice, “Who...

Parshas Shemini (Leviticus 9:1-11:47)

Why Would G-d Create the World?Why would G-d create the world? No doubt you have asked this question. The Talmudic writings provide us with...

A Synopsis of the Passover Torah Readings

On the first day of Passover (last Shabbat) we read from the book of Exodus (12:21-51) of the bringing of the Passover Offering in...

Torah Reading for First Day of Passover (Exodus 12:21-51)

Why Is This Exile Different? One of the most famous elements of the Passover Seder is the “Ma Nishtana” paragraph, more commonly known as...

Parshat Tzav (Leviticus 6:1-8:36)

Not Too Big to Take Out the AshThe Torah section of Tzav begins by telling us (Vayikra 6:1-4): “And G-d spoke to Moses, saying: ...

Parshat Vayikra (Leviticus 1-5)

The ‘Right’ Kind of Jealousy During its outline of the various korbanot (sacrifices), the Torah forbids bringing offerings of leaven and honey.(1) It then...

Parshat Vayakhel-Pikudei (Exodus 35:1-40:38)

“Black Sabbath”We were walking down the long airport corridor on the way to the boarding gate. Somehow, it seems that whenever my wife and...

Parshat Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11-34:35)

No Matter How You Turn ItIn the Torah section of Ki Tisa, we read G-d’s instructions for contributing to the holy service in the...

Parshat Tetzaveh (Exodus 27:20-30:10)

Clothes Make The ManThe garments of the kohanim – the priests of Israel – occupy a great deal of space in this week’s parsha....

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