Devarim- Loss and Liberation

This shabbat, aside from marking the last shabbat before our commemoration of the Ninth of Av (commonly known as שבת חזון, named after the הפטרה), also marks our starting the final book of the Pentateuch, ספר דברים. Devarim is mainly divided up into three monologues from משה רבינו to עם ישראל, the first, which we […]

Parshat Bo- A Little White Lie from Up Hight?

Printer-friendly version Throughout the Ten Plagues and the beginning of the Jewish People’s exodus from Egypt, there is one seemingly reasonable request that Moshe consistently makes of פרעה every single time they encounter each other: “נלכה נא דרך שלשת ימים במדבר ונזבחה לה’ אלקנו-Let us travel a three day journey into the desert and bring offerings to […]