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Parshat Bamidbar 5783
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in the Medrash Rabbah on this week’s parsha (1,7), בשלשה דברים נתנה התורה, באש, במים, ובמדבר; the Torah was given with fire, with water, and with the desert. The Medrash learns that Torah was given with fire, as the pasuk says by Matan Torah (Shemos, Cha Read more...

Parshat Naso 5783
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week's parsha the mitzvah of Birchas Kohanim. The command to the Kohanim to bless the people is expressed with the words (Chapter 6, Pasuk 23), Ko Sevarchu es Bnei Yisrael, Amor Lahem. Thus you shall bless Bnei Yisrael, say unto them. The word Amor is an unusual term. The appropriate Read more...

Parshat Behaaloscha 5783
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week’s parsha that Bnei Yisrael complain to Moshe Rabbeinu about their food in the desert. The Torah tells us (Chapter 11, Pasuk 4), התאוו תאוה, they had a desire, and demanded meat, and said, מי יאכלנו בשר? Who will feed us meat? Rashi comments that the req Read more...

Parshat Shelach 5783
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week’s parsha about the Meraglim, the spies who were sent to scout out Eretz Yisrael and their sin in bringing back a negative report about the Holy Land. The Zohar Hakadosh teaches that the motivating factor behind the sin of the Meraglim, minus Yehoshua and Kalev, was that th Read more...