Behar/Bechukotai- A Land of Loyalty

Click here for printer-friendly PDF version A LAND OF LOYALTY Based on a d’var torah by Rav Chaim Jachter, a rebbe of mine and author of the Gray Matter series Parshat Bechukotai features quite possibly one of the scariest parts of the entire Chumash; the תוכחה (admonition), where the Jewish Nation is warned of what […]

Parshat Vayechi- The Legacy of Israel

Printer-Friendly Version: Vayechi73 “קִבְרוּ אתִי אֶל אֲבתָי אֶל הַמְּעָרָה אֲשֶׁר … עַל פְּנֵי מַמְרֵא בְּאֶרֶץ כְּנָעַן אֲשֶׁר קָנָה אַבְרָהָם” (‘מ”ט:כ”ט-ל) This week’s פרשה heralds the conclusion of ספר בראשית, the story of the creation of the earth and the beginning of the Jewish nation. At the beginning of פרשת בראשית, Rashi, questions why the תורה begins […]