Parshat Bo From Central East D’var Torah

“With a strong hand Hashem took us out of Egypt.” At every opportunity, we are confronted by the need to remember the Exodus “all the days of your lives,”...

Parshat Bo From Aish HaNER 

“Hachodesh Hazeh Lachem Rosh Chodashim.” “This month is for you the first of the months…” (12:2) The language of this pasuk seems very strange for two reasons.  Firstly, we...

Parshat Beshalach

In parshat Beshalach, we read about the first war fought by the Jews after leaving Egypt.  Specifically, In chapter 17, verse 8, the Torah says, “And Amalek came and...

Parshat Tazria From Aish HaNER

The majority of the parshiot of Tazria and Metzora deal with cases of tumah (ritual impurity), where a person becomes ritually impure or tamei.  One of the most common...

Parshat Behar From Aish HaNER

Parshat Behar From Aish HaNER New England Region NCSY May 3, 2002 By: Abraham Engleson In this week?s parsha, Behar, there is an extensive discussion of the laws of...

Parshat Behar From Central East NCSY

In the beginning of Parshat Behar it states, “Speak to the Children of Israel and say to them: When you come to the land which I give you, the...

Parshat Behar From Shir HaMaalot

“Time to Focus” The commandment of the Sabbatical year has a special relationship to Har Sinai. At Har Sinai, G-d’s majesty and power were so strongly made known that...

Parshat Behar From NCSY Torah Matters Online

Spirituality or Materialism? How about Both? The Jews are a unique people. Unlike many other religions, we do not believe in monasticism. Our great spiritual role models practice kindness...

Parshat Behar From Aish HaNER 

In many ancient cultures, slavery was a social and economic necessity. In Parshas Behar, the Torah outlines the laws of slavery that would apply throughout B’nei Yisroel (the Jewish...

Parshat Vayikra

In parshas Vayikra, Hashem told Moses the specific laws of korbanot (offerings). The Torah goes into specific details about how people could repent for their sins by providing offerings...