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Parshat Emor 5783
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week’s parsha the mitzvah of Sefiras Ha’Omer, the counting of the Omer between Pesach and Shavuos. The pasuk commands us to count (Chapter 23, Pasuk 15), שבע שבתות תמימות תהיינה; you shall count seven complete weeks. There is a disagreement among the R Read more...

Parshat Tazria Metzora 5783
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in the beginning of parshat Tazria the laws of purity surrounding the birth of a child. Rashi teaches on the very first pasuk of our parsha the words of Rav Simlai who notes that we read in the end of last week’s parsha the purity and impurity of animals. And just as the animals were c Read more...

Parshat Acharei Mos Kedoshim 5783
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in the beginning of the second parsha we read this week, parshat Kedoshim (Chapter 19, Pasuk 3), איש אמו ואביו תיראו ואת שבתותי תשמרו. The Torah commands in one pasuk to fear one’s parents and keep Shabbos. Rashi teaches that the juxtaposition of these two Read more...

Parshat Shemini 5783
Rabbi Jablinowitz

We read in this week’s parsha the Avodah done by Aharon on the day of the dedication of the Mishkan. It was the eighth day, after the seven preparatory days of the Milu’im. Initially, the Shechinah didn’t appear as a response to the Avodah during any time of the Yemei Ha’Milu Read more...