Parashat Chol Hamoed Passover


At the end of the Seder we say, Hasal Siddur Pesach: “We have completed the Passover Seder according to its laws…just as we merited to arrange it, may we also merit to do it.”  The Seder revolves around telling the story but telling the story is not enough. The Rabbis says that the mark of

Parashat Chol Hamoed Passover2013-03-28T20:13:10+08:00

Parashat Tzav


And I will grant this people favor in the eyes of Egypt, and so when you go, you will not go empty-handed. God made sure we did not leave empty handed because He wanted us to feel like we were leaving with our dignity. We were taken out of Egypt to become a people with

Parashat Tzav2013-03-21T19:25:59+08:00

Parashat Vayikra


And if his offering is from the flock, from the sheep or from the goats...the Torah limits sacrifices to domestic animals like sheep and goats. What we are asked to offer Hashem is accessible to us – we don’t need to venture into the wild to bring it – it’s in our backyard. Indeed, Maimonides

Parashat Vayikra2013-03-14T22:09:20+08:00

Parashat HaChodesh


Almost half the book of Exodus is taken up with descriptions of the building of the Tabernacle, mishkan, but much of it is repetitive and does not seem to provide any additional information. Things that are dear to us, the Ramban explains, we dwell on, discuss and repeat. The mishkan was an example of the

Parashat HaChodesh2013-03-07T21:49:27+08:00
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