A Shot In The Dark

VOLUME 96 NUMBER 7June 25, 2021Tamuz 15, 5781PARSHAS BALAKCandlelighting Time 8:14 PM Balak, the king of Moav, was terrified. The Jewish nation was confronting him and based upon their record…

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Well Enough

VOLUME 96 NUMBER 6June 18, 2021Tamuz 8, 5781PARSHAS CHUKASCandlelighting Time 8:12 PM             We merited a traveling well while we were in the desert. This was on account of Miriam.…

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If Only I Would Have Known!

VOLUME 96 NUMBER 4June 4, 2021SIVAN 24, 5781PARSHAS SHELACHCandlelighting Time 8:06 PM             The generation that received the Torah at Mt. Sinai were exceptional and noteworthy in their self-sacrifice to…

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Too Wordy!

VOLUME 96 NUMBER 3May 28, 2021SIVAN 17, 5781PARSHAS BEHA’ALOSCHACandlelighting Time 8:01 PM             The Torah describes Moshe as the humblest person of all. He was not insulted if others spoke…

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Focused and Fixated

VOLUME 96 NUMBER 2 May 21, 2021SIVAN 10, 5781PARSHAS NASSOCandlelighting Time 7:55 PM             The tribe of Levites merited a special counting from thirty days old which automatically excluded them…

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Bi-Level Judaism

VOLUME 96 NUMBER 1 May 14, 2021SIVAN 3, 5781PARSHAS BAMIDBARCandlelighting Time 7:49 PM             The previous sefer, Vayikra, discussed in great length the laws pertaining to the sacrifices that were…

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Are We Near The End?

VOLUME 95 NUMBER 5May 7, 2021 IYAR 25, 5781PARSHAS BEHAR-BECHUKOSAICandlelighting Time 7:42 PM             Of course, the question is rhetorical. We are near the end. However, the near the end…

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REACHING NEW HEIGHTS

VOLUME 95 NUMBER 5April 30, 2021IYAR 18, 5781PARSHAS EMORCandlelighting Time 7:35 PM             Kohanim are prohibited from incising marks into their skin and also, they may not shave the corners…

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The Straight Path

VOLUME 95 NUMBER 4April 16, 2021IYAR 4, 5781PARSHAS TAZRIA-METZORACandlelighting Time 7:21 PM             Although involvement in political discussions is fraught with the danger of pursuing a path of duplicity, the…

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The Abyss

VOLUME 95 NUMBER 3April 9, 2021NISSAN 27, 5781PARSHAS SHEMINICandlelighting Time 7:14 PM             The Torah dedicates many verses describing which animals, fowl and fish that we may consume. At the…

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