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Mishpatim
Rabbi Jablinowitz

This week’s parsha begins with the words, V’Eileh Hamishpatim Asher Tasim Lifneihem, these are the laws you shall place before them. Rashi makes two statements on this pasuk that seem to contradict each other. First Rashi comments that the word V’Eileh indicates the Torah is adding Read more...

Terumah
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week’s parsha the command to give the materials for building the Mishkan. The pasuk says (Chapter 25, Pasuk 2), Daber El Bnei Yisrael V’Yikchu Li Terumah. Speak to Bnei Yisrael and they shall take me for me a donation. The commentators ask, the pasuk should say V’Yi Read more...

Tetzaveh
Rabbi Jablinowitz

The Ba’al Haturim in the very beginning of this week’s parsha points out that this is the only parsha in the Torah since Moshe Rabbeinu’s birth that does not contain Moshe’s name. He explains the reason according to a Chazal (based on a Zohar) that since Moshe said to Hashem Read more...

Ki Sisa - Shushan Purim
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week’s parsha, after the mitzvah of building the Mishkan is reiterated, of the mitzvah of Shabbos. The word which is used in commanding this mitzvah is Shamor, to guard Shabbos. It is repeated three times in this section, Tishmoru, U’Shemartem, V’Shamru. What is the Read more...