Dear friends, for your information, here is the link to my Tisha B’Av shiur, which was presented this afternoon at the YI Woodmere, entitled Eichah: The Timeless Lament of the Scroll of Destruction:
This week’s parsha, Parshas Devarim, is always read immediately before Tisha B’Av (this year, it is read on Shabbos day/9 Av itself). Various reasons explaining the connection between Parshas Devarim and Tisha B’Av
This is a totally different take on enjoying the “inside of an egg roll” without all the carbs and the deep-fried dough. A unique and fun flavor experience, this is a special dish to serve with any Shabbos or Yom Tov
In this week’s parsha, Parshas Pinchas, we read of the Bnos Tzelafchad, the five daughters of Tzelafchad - Machlah, Noah, Choglah, Milkah and Tirtzah - who approached Moshe with a unique and unusual request. Our father
In this week’s parsha, Parshas Balak, we meet King Balak and Sorcerer Bila’am, an intriguing Torah personality.
Balak, king of Moav, fearing the strength of the Israelite nation, hires Bilaam, a Midianite sorcerer an
In this week’s parsha, Parshas Chukas, the forty years of wilderness wandering are winding down, as the nation will soon enter the Holy Land. It is at this juncture that the Torah teaches us of the deaths of two of our
In this week’s parsha, Parshas Korach, Korach - a first cousin to Moshe and Aharon (see Rashi to Bamidbar 16:1) - spearheads a rebellion against the leadership of Moshe and the kehunah (priesthood) of Aharon.
In this week’s parsha, Parshas Shelach, Moshe sends twelve spies to scout out the Land, as the nation prepares, imminently (or so it is believed) to enter into Eretz Yisrael, the Promised Land.
Moshe sends the spies wit
In the beginning of this week’s dramatic parsha, Parshas Beha’aloscha, Moshe and the Bnei Yisrael (Children of Israel) continue to prepare for entry into the Promised Land. With final preparations in place (which hav