Monthly Archives: February 2015

Tetzave, Ishbitz… Put Your Pants On

The holy Isbitzer Ruv on this Parsha n notices that in pasuk four in the list of clothes, the pants are ommitted from the list. The Ishbitz says that they were not considered “garments” of the Kohein Gadol. According to … Continue reading

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Reciprocal Kindness

In the last few days of daf yomi, (Ketubot pages 22 and 23) we are been learning about the tragic situation where a woman is taken captive and the issue of whether she was molested becomes an issue. Earlier we … Continue reading

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Doing a Mitzva by Forgetting

The Shikkerdovid is learning Peah for the shloshim of two people. In chapter 5, the Mishna discuss “Schicha” or “forgetting” some bundles of grain or produce when harvesting. This is left for poor peeople. The introduction or explanation to the … Continue reading

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Fear of God

In Parsha Tetzaveh Chap. 28 pasuk 3, the Torah states “And you shall speak to the Wise hearted (Chacham Lav) who are filled with knowledge and they shall make the clothing for Aaron, holiness and priest to me. The Bal … Continue reading

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Love and Death

Today’s Daf Yomi learned Kesubot 17 which has the famous question, How do you dance in front of a bride. Do you tell her she is pretty even if she isn’t? ┬áThe resolution is that to foster comity amongst the … Continue reading

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Terumah and the Ishbitzer

The Ishbitzer Ruv in this weeks parsha talks about the three items listed in the beginning of the parsha, gold, silver and copper. He says that when the Jewish people received the torah in parshat yitro they were happy because … Continue reading

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Terumah =Jewish Heart

The question in the Torah is why certain ideas are given short shrift, while some concept are explored in great detail. The materials and building of the mishkan is given lots of pesukim while stuff like Tfillin and succah is … Continue reading

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