Behar Bechukosai 5781

Meron Tragedy In connection with the terrible tragedy that happened in Meron where so many young people, each one special in his own way, were plucked from us in such a quick and cruel way. People have been searching for meaning and therefore we should start with the simple and basic meaning of all this. The Rav began with a story he heard from his Rebbe Reb Berel Soloveitchik. Reb Chaim Brisker had three sons and the least known was Reb Yisrael Gershon who was a bit eccentric....

May 6, 2021 · Dovid

Lag Baomer 5781

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April 28, 2021 · Dovid

Acharei Kedoshim 5781

Mourning Loss in the Link Parshas Acharei begins immediately following the death of Aarons two sons, נדב ואביהו as the Pasuk says וידבר ה' אל משה אחרי מות שני בני אהרן. The באר היטב in אורח חיים סימן תרכ"א brings in the name of the Zohar and the Arizal that when the Psukim discussing the death of Aarons sons is being read on Yom Kippur, יש להצטער על מיתתן ולהוריד עליהם דמעות....

April 22, 2021 · Dovid

Tazria Metzorah 5781

The טומאה of a יולדת Parshas Tazria begins with טומאת יולדת. Regarding her טומאה state, the Pasuk says בכל קדש לא תגע and Rashi writes לרבות את התרומה, לפי שזו טבולת יום ארוך, שטבלה לסוף שבעה ואין שמשה מעריב לטהרה עד שקיעת החמה של יום ארבעים, שלמחר תביא את כפרת טהרתה. A יולדת has a status of a טבול יום ארוך because she remains a טבול יום either for 33 days or 66 days....

April 15, 2021 · Dovid

Shemini 5781

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April 8, 2021 · Dovid