Parshat Breish’t 5779: “The Two Great Luminaries” and Distinguishing P’shat From Drash

Shalom Friends;

Our Parshat HaShevua, Breish’t is sponsored by Binyamin and Barbara Lemkin and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh who dedicate this vort for for the speedy aliyah of Jonathan Pollard to Eretz Yisrael, for mass aliyah by American Jews and to the Jewish heroes who sacrifice themselves for the cause of Torah and Eretz Yisrael. To the Lemkin family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses.

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Simchat Torah 5779: Bonding with Hashem, V’zos HaBrachot, and What Happened to Shevet Shimon’s Bracha?

Shalom Friends;

Our Simchat Torah vort is being sponsored by Simon and Aliza Baum and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh who dedicate this vort Lilui Nishmas in honor of Simon’s Mother: Chaya Miriam Bas Boruch. To the Baum family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses.

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Succot 5779: R’ Yochanan ben Zakkai and the Arba Minim — One Day or Seven Day Mitzvah?

Shalom Friends;

Our Succot vort is being sponsored by Haim and Danit Kalb and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh Lilui Nishmas the Yahrtzeit of Haim’s Grandfather Efraim ben R’ Mordechai. To the Kalb family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses.

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Parshat Ha’azinu 5779: The Meaning, Purpose and Distinction of Ha’azinu — In Our Time

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshat HaShevua Ha’azinu is being sponsored by Dr. Eliyahu and Shuli Gherman of Ramat Beit Shemesh to commemorate Eliyahu’s Bar Mitzvah parsha — Haazinu and dedicated for Hatslucha for the Gherman family in Eretz Yisrael. To Mishpochat Gherman, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses.

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Yom Kippur 5779: The Mystery of “The Sent Goat”

Shalom Friends;

Our Yom Kippur vort is being sponsored by Yossie and Elisheva Schulman of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated l’zecher nishmas Elisheva’s Grandmother Zemira bas Nechama. To Yossie, Elisheva and the Schulman family, may you all be inscribed and sealed for only simcha, success, good health, nachas from your children, and only good things in the year to come and to at least 120 years. Many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued multitude of kindnesses.

Friends, you can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a Chassuna or other Simcha event in your life, or commemorate a Yahrtzeit of a loved one, or for whatever other reason by sponsoring a Parshat HaShevua. read more

Parshat Vayeilech 5779: Mirrored Posukim and Convening The Hakhel

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshat HaShevua Ha’azinu is sponsored by Rabbi Joel and Shelly Padowitz and dedicated for a full and complete Refuah Shleima for Joel’s Grandfather, Yissachar ben Hindl. To the Padowitz family, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses.

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Rosh Hashanah 5779: The Akeidah and Coronation of Hashem’s Universal Kingship

Shalom Friends;

Our Rosh Hashanah 5779 Vort is being sponsored by Avraham and Miriam Deutsch of Efrat wth Special ’Shana Tova wishes for our brethren, the former residents of Gush Katif, as well as wishing Zahal and Kol Am Yisrael L’Shana Tova! To the Deutsch family, many thanks for your continued kindnesses. Avraham and Miriam, may you know only simcha, success, good health, nachas from your children, and only good things in the year to come and in all years to at least 120!

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Parshat Nitzavim 5778: Two “Covenants?” Three “Covenants?” More?

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshat HaShevua, Parshiyot Nitzavim is co-sponsored by Mordechai and Gila Bernstein and by Yehudah and Tamara Nyssen of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for good health and continued development of Yiska bat Shoshana Batya Fishman and Lilui Nismas Tamara Nyssen’s Father Micha’el ben Avraham. To the Bernstein and Nyssen families, many thanks for your sponsorship and for your continued kindnesses.

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Parshat Ki Tavo 5778: Expressing Gratitude to, and Emulation of Hashem; and the Canards of the Nations

Shalom Friends;

This week, our Parshat HaShevua Ki Tavo is being sponsored by David and Malka Blass and family of Ramat Beit Shemesh dedicated for Refuah Shlaima for the Cholim of the community. To the Blass family, many thanks for your sponsorship and your continued kindnesses.

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Parshat Ki Teitsei 5778: Warnings of an Evolvement of Devolvement?

Shalom Friends;

Our Parshat HaShevua Ki Teitzei is dedicated for good health and continued development of Yiska bat Shoshana Batya.

You can celebrate a Simcha — a birth, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, a Chassuna or other Simcha event in your life, or commemorate a Yahrtzeit of a loved one, or for whatever other reason by sponsoring a Parshat HaShevua.

Please forward to your relatives and friends and encourage them to sponsor a Parshat HaShevua. And please be in contact with me with any questions, or for further details. read more