Parashas Roundup: Beha'alosekha 5771

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by Steve Brizel

(Due to the short week, a rerun from last year)

The Reassurance of Aharon HaKohen

  • R Yissacher Frand , based on a reading of Rashi, suggests that Aharon HaKohen was depressed over his not being able to participate in a mitzvah: link
  • The Nesivos Shalom, as explicated by R Yitzchak Adlerstein, illustrates why we should always remember to keep our goals in Avodas HaShem in front of us so that we may avoid the pitfalls that will confront us in life even when we are faced with challenges: link
  • R Yitzchak Etshalom discusses the purpose of the Mishkan as well as the views of Rashi and Netziv on the meaning of “the front of the Menorah”: link
  • R Avraham Gordimer examines the message of the Menorah: link
  • The Unique Role of the Leviim

  • R Baruch Simon discusses why the unique role of the Leviim is a fundamental principle in education and outreach: link
  • Pesach Sheni

  • R Michael Rosensweig discusses why the Torah reveals the Halachos of Pesach Sheni in response to the petition of the Tmeim: link
  • R Asher Weiss discusses the halachos of Pesach Sheni and Tumah Hutrah BaTzibur: link (audio)
  • The Preparation for Entry to the Land of Israel and the Failure to Seize the Moment

  • Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks, based on Rav Soloveitchik ZL’s Kol Dodi Dofek, explains the difference between a camp and a congregation: link
  • R Mosheh Lichtenstein analyzes the crisis of leadership presented by the episode at Kivros HaTaaveh link and the relationship between the Haftarah and the Parsha: link
  • R Asher Brander analyzes why the Jewish People remembered the “free fish”: link
  • R Berel Wein reminds us that we always should seek to seize the moment of an opportunity: link
  • The Nesivos Shalom, as explicated by R Yitzchak Adlerstein, illustrates why we should always remember to keep our goals in Avodas HaShem in front of us so that we may avoid the pitfalls that will confront us in life even when we are faced with challenges: link
  • R Avigdor Nevzenzal reminds us to avoid the attitude set forth in the Yalkut Shimoni of children running away from school with respect to Limud HaTorah: link (audio)
  • R Ephraim Buchwald discusses why we should not emulate the conduct of the Tribe of Dan: link
  • The Refutation of the Arguments of Aharon and Miriam

  • R Soloveitchik ZL examines the elements of Jewish leadership: link (audio)
  • R Herschel Schachter analyzes the Midah of Anavah: link (audio)
  • R Mordechai Willig , based on the understanding of R Chaim Volozhiner in Ruach Chaim (1:1) explains why Moshe is described as an Anav: link
  • R Mayer Twersky discusses the Seventh of the Rambam’s Principles of Faith: link
  • R Avishai David discusses the uniqueness of Moshe Rabbeinu: link (audio)
  • R Shlomoh Riskin examines why Aharon HaKohen and Miriam HaNeviah so strongly criticized Moshe Rabbeinu: link
  • R Aryeh Leibowitz analyzes contemporary case studies in Hilcos Lashon Harah and who is the true victim of Lashon Harah: link 1 (audio), link 2 (audio)
  • Praying for a Choleh

  • R Lawrence Rothwachs examines the halachic issues involved in praying for a Choleh and seeking a Bracha from a Mkubal: link (audio)
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    One comment

    1. The links are not all what they appear to be. The Baruch Simon link leads to Rabbi Twersky, The Rabbi Schachter link doesn’t appear on YUTORAH at this time and the Rabbi Soloveitchik links on BCBM never lead to a specifically named file.

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