Va'era

“Parsha to the Point” – Vaera 5778

Parshat Vaera (Exodus 6:2-9:35)  Rabbi David Stav  Last week, as we began the Book of Exodus, we read anew about how the People of Israel became enslaved by Pharaoh. Their conditions worsened with time, but Moshe, chosen by God to speak to the king’s heart, hoped that the despotic ruler would allow the Israelites to leave… Continue Reading “Parsha to the Point” – Vaera 5778

“Shabbat Shalom” – Vaera 5778

Parshat Vaera (Exodus 6:2-9:35) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — “These are Aaron and Moses, whom God has said are to take out the People of Israel from the land of Egypt…they are Moses and Aaron” . By virtue of an acclaimed Broadway production of recent vintage, many have come to a renewed appreciation of… Continue Reading “Shabbat Shalom” – Vaera 5778

אישה ופרשה: וארא תשע”ז

  ´מה בין קוצר רוח ושאר רוח´? האם לאדם או לקבוצה שנידונו לשעבוד רוחני, פיזי, קיומי, יש אפשרות לראות אופק? אורה אופנהיימר מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, כ”ט טבת תשע”ז, 27/01/2017 בפתח הפרשה אלוקים שולח את משה לבשר לבני ישראל על גאולתם הקרובה, אך עמ”י לא מקשיב לכך: “וידבר משה כן אל בני ישראל… Continue Reading אישה ופרשה: וארא תשע”ז

"Parsha to the Point" – Vaera 5777

Parshat Vaera (Exodus 6:2 – 9:35) Rabbi David Stav  The People of Israel, cruely subjugated into slavery by the Egyptian Empire, have cried out, and their cries have reached the heavens. Hashem chooses Moshe to lead the people out. Moshe refuses. He says that he is “heavy of mouth and heavy of tongue” (or, in his own… Continue Reading "Parsha to the Point" – Vaera 5777

“Parsha to the Point” – Vaera 5777

Parshat Vaera (Exodus 6:2 – 9:35) Rabbi David Stav  The People of Israel, cruely subjugated into slavery by the Egyptian Empire, have cried out, and their cries have reached the heavens. Hashem chooses Moshe to lead the people out. Moshe refuses. He says that he is “heavy of mouth and heavy of tongue” (or, in his own… Continue Reading “Parsha to the Point” – Vaera 5777

"Shabbat Shalom" – Vaera 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Vaera (Exodus 6:2 – 9:35) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And I will bring you into the land that I promised to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; and I will give it you as a heritage: I am the LORD.’” It is only natural for parents to desire to leave their children… Continue Reading "Shabbat Shalom" – Vaera 5777

“Shabbat Shalom” – Vaera 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Vaera (Exodus 6:2 – 9:35) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And I will bring you into the land that I promised to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; and I will give it you as a heritage: I am the LORD.’” It is only natural for parents to desire to leave their children… Continue Reading “Shabbat Shalom” – Vaera 5777

אור תורה: וארא תשע”ו

מכת שחין, ספר איוב, ורמז מקדים אירוני הרב שמואל קליצנר    כיצד יתכן, שפעולת זריקת עפר לשמים אשר הביאה במצרים את השחין, משמשת דווקא היא את רעי איוב כדי לנחמו? פעמים שיש שאותה הפעולה יכולה דווקא היא לבטל את התוצאה מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, כ”ו טבת תשע”ו, 07/01/2016 מחלת שחין מופיעה 13 פעם… Continue Reading אור תורה: וארא תשע”ו