Parashah Roundup

Parashah Roundup: Re’eh 5773

By Steve Brizel R Yitzchak Etshalom demonstrates how this week’s Parsha is a bridge from Mitzvos to Mishpatim: link R Herschel Shachter illustrates how the opening words of this week’s Parsha serve as a source for Bchirah Chofshis: link R Zvi Sobolofsky , based on a fascinating source, discusses the power of the individual: link (audio) R Berel Wein explains ...

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Parashah Roundup: Eikev 5773

by Steve Brizel Rav Soloveitchik ZL discusses the philosophy and origins of prayer: link 1 (audio), link 2 (audio), and Hilcos Tefilin: link (audio), and the Tefilin of Rabbeinu Tam: link (audio) R Wein explains why actions have consequences, and that there is a guiding hand to Jewish and world history and events that will eventually reveal itself: link R ...

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Parashah Roundup: Balak 5773

by Steve Brizel Rav Soloveitchik ZL explains the difference between Bilaam and Nevuas Moshe Rabbeinu , why loneliness is a good thing, please see R David Holzer’s newly published The Rav Thinking Aloud On the Parsha, Sefer Bamidbar, Parshas Balak, Pages 179-187 R Herschel Schachter , based on the Ohr HaChaim HaKadosh, explains why if Klal Yisroel wil be worthy, ...

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Parsha Roundup: Chukas 5773

by Steve Brizel Rav Soloveitchik ZL, explores the mitzvah of Parah Adumah: link 1 (audio), link 2 (audio), discusses the conflict of Chok and contemporary thinking , why Moshe Rabbeinu did not enter the Land of Israel , and the growing up of the Children of Israel please see R David Holzer’s newly published The Rav Thinking Aloud On the ...

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Parashah Roundup: Korach 5773

by Steve Brizel Rav Soloveitchik ZL, analyzes the roots of the common sense rebellion against the authority of Moshe Rabbeinu: link 1 (audio), link 2 (audio) (See also For those interested in alternative explanations of the transgression of the spies of Rav Soloveitchik ZL, please R David Holzer’s newly published The Rav Thinking Aloud On the Parsha Sefer Bamidbar, Parshas ...

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