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Hilchot Chanukah

Hilchot Chanukah

“וּמִנּוֹתַר קַנְקַנִּים נַעֲשָׂה נֵס לַשּׁוֹשַׁנִּים בְּנֵי בִינָה יְמֵי שְׁמוֹנָה קָבְעוּ שִׁיר וּרְנָנִים”🍩🍩🍩🔥🔥🔥 “But from the last remaining flask a miracle was done for the Jews. Therefore the sages of the day ordained these eight for songs of praise.” 🍩🍩🍩🔥🔥🔥...

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Parashat Nitzavim

Parashat Nitzavim

This week's parasha is a double portion, Nitzavim-Vayelech 📖 In parashat Nitzavim we have one of the most famous verses in the entire Torah, “This commandment that I command you today”(30:11) But it doesn't say what the commandment is. And then it goes on to say that...

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Parashat Ki Tavo

Parashat Ki Tavo

This week's Parsha is Ki Tavo 📖 In this week’s parasha Moshe tells Am Yisrael what is going to happen when they enter Eretz Yisrael, the Promised Land. Moshe explains the mitzvah of bikkurim, bringing of the first fruits to the Beit HaMikdash. The Jews are told not to...

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Parshat Shoftim

Parshat Shoftim

This week's parasha is Shoftim 📖 When coming into battle Hashem asks the Jewish people, “what are you afraid of?”. In this week's parasha, Shoftim, Hashem reminds us that we have to remember that He loves us. It is up to us to believe, have emunah, and trust,...

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Parshat Re’eh

Parshat Re’eh

This week's parasha is Parashat Re'eh 📖 The parasha opens with Moshe speaking to Bnei Yisrael. He’s telling them to “See” that placed before them there are two potential paths to choose in life. The Midrash on this is beautiful. It explains how Moshe was crying out to...

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Parshat Eikev

Parshat Eikev

This week's parsha is Parshat Eikev 📖 The Torah is very much misunderstood. It is not just instructions and laws; it is also full of brachot - just like in the opening to this week's parsha. Hashem tells us that if we listen to His rules and guard them, He will...

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Parshat Devarim

Parshat Devarim

This week is Shabbat Chazon, and the Parshat Devarim 📖 In this week's parsha Moshe rebukes the people for their failings and complaining and urges them to keep the Torah. Why does he rebuke them now and not during the time of the events? Moshe knows his time has...

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Parshat Matot-Masei

Parshat Matot-Masei

This week's Parasha is Parashat Matos - Masei 📖 In parashat Matot we see Am Yisrael go to war with Midian. Thousands of soldiers from each tribe were sent to fight. After the war and returning back to camp, with a treasure chest of vessels and bounty, Bnei Yisrael are...

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Parshat Pinchas

Parshat Pinchas

This week’s Parasha is Parshat Pinchas 📖The name of this week’s parasha teaches us a very important lesson. The root of the word is Chuk.Chuk is a group of mitzvot that we do but do not know the meaning or the reasoning behind.We are taught during Pesach that we are...

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Parshat Balak

Parshat Balak

In this week’s parsha, the king of Moab, Balak, sends the prophet Bilaam, an evil magician to curse Bnei Yisrael. On his way he comes across 3 angels sent from Hashem in order to stop him carrying out the king's wish.But even though Hashem told Bilaam not to go,...

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