Parshas Bechukosai 5778

A Person only Merits to see Hashem’s Miraculous and Wondrous Hand in the World through Dedicated Toil in Torah Study “אם בחוקותי תלכו ומשפטי תשמרו” (ויקרא כו:ג) “If you will walk in the ways of My statutes and you will guard My laws” (Vayikra 26:3) Asks Rashi, maybe the phrase “אם בחוקותי תלכו” / “If… Continue reading Parshas Bechukosai 5778

Parshas Behar 5778

Hashem Relates to Each Jew according to His Spiritual Standing “דבר אל בני ישראל ואמרת אליהם” (ויקרא כה:ב) “Speak to the children of Israel and say to them” (Vayikra 25:2) If it already states “דבר אל בני ישראל” / “Speak to the children of Israel”, why does it add ואמרת אליהם”” / “and say to… Continue reading Parshas Behar 5778

Pesach 5778

The Benefit of Eating Matzah is only During Seven Days a Year “שבעת ימים מצות תאכלו” (שמות יב:טו( “Seven days you shall eat matzos” (Shemos 12:15) Question: If matzah is holy bread, why does the Torah command us to eat it only seven days a year!? The reason is, that only because of the special… Continue reading Pesach 5778

Parshas Tzav – Shabbos Hagadol 5778

Sacrificing with Diligence and without Delay “צו את אהרן ואת בניו לאמר זאת תורת העולה” (ויקרא ו:ב) “Command Aharon and his sons saying this is the law of the burnt offering” (Vayikra 6:2) The language of “command” was said only regarding the burnt offering. Why is this so? Now, it would appear that it would… Continue reading Parshas Tzav – Shabbos Hagadol 5778

Parshas Terumah 5778

Machon Daniel Torah Weekly “To Stir the Mind and to Light up the Shabbos and the Holidays” Parshas Terumah 2018/5778   The Revelation of Hashem’s Countenance in the Mishkan and its Effect on the Jewish People “ועשו לי מקדש ושכנתי בתוכם” (שמות כה:ח) “And make for me a holy edifice and I will dwell amongst them”… Continue reading Parshas Terumah 5778

Parshas Bo 5778 – The First Mitzvah

The First Mitzvah – Sanctifying the New Moon – Hints to the Ability of a Jew to Overcome External Nature and his Internal Nature, including the Evil Inclination “החדש הזה לכם ראש חדשים” (שמות יב:ב) “This month is to you the first of the months” (Shemos 12:2) Rashi explains that Hakadosh Baruch Hu showed the… Continue reading Parshas Bo 5778 – The First Mitzvah

The Jewish People are Destined to Rule over the 70 Nations of the World in the Merit of the 70 Descendants of Yaakov who went Down to Egypt – Parshas Shemos 5778

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Parshas Vayechi 5778

Machon Daniel Torah Weekly “To Stir the Mind and to Light up the Shabbos and the Holidays” Parshas Vayechi 2017/5778   “ויהי אחרי הדברים האלה ויאמר ליוסף הנה אביך חולה” (בראשית מח:א) “And it was after these things and it was said to Yosef, your father is ill” (Bereishis 48:1) We need to understand the intention… Continue reading Parshas Vayechi 5778

A Hint to Chanukah in Parshas Mikeitz – Parshas Mikeitz 5778

“והנה מן היאור עולות שבע פרות יפות מראה ובריאות בשר” (בראשית מא:ב) “And behold from the Nile rise up seven cows, all with a healthy appearance and stocky in size” (Bereishis 41:2) The word “היאור” hints to the light אור of Chanukah. “עולות שבע פרות” / “seven cows rise up” hints to the seven candles… Continue reading A Hint to Chanukah in Parshas Mikeitz – Parshas Mikeitz 5778