Monthly Archives: May 2011

Parshat B’Midbar 2011-Jewish Unity

Summary: The entire contents of the parshah are an accounting of all the Jews living in the desert by tribe. That’s all. My analysis: This is something my rabbi Rabbi Eytan Feiner gave over this year so I can’t take … Continue reading

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Nostalgic for Israel-live broadcast

This is a short talk about the two modern Zionistic holidays, Yom HaAtzmaut and Yom Yerushaliyim as well as about Lag B’Omer, coming up this Saturday night. It was more of a description of the mood of the time period now and a reflection on what we have to be thankful about for having our own country after close to 2000 years without one. Continue reading

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Parshat BeHokutai 2011-Keep Your Friends Close

Summary: This is the first of two tochachot-rebukes. It’s a list of prophetic what-ifs if Jews decide to violate our principles. The commandments donations to the Temple are enumerated and explained. My analysis: The repeated threat (yeah I know no … Continue reading

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Parshat Behokutai 2011-The Worth of a Person

Summary: This parshah discusses the laws of Shmitta (the seventh year when in Israel the land is let to lie fallow) and arachim (making donations based on someone’s “worth”). It also discusses the relative weight of keeping mitzvot as opposed … Continue reading

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UStream First Blood

Here are recordings from my first ever live feed on UStream. I plan on running these videos every Wednesday at around 8:30. Topics that came up were the importance of Torah, science fiction, and missionaries. A few side topics came … Continue reading

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Parshat Emor 2011-Marrying Jewish

There are many reasons to date Jewish, for yourself. But what about the kids? The way intermarriage impacts the children should be a consideration about who you want to be your significant other. Continue reading

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