בס"ד
Aug 23 2016, Av 19, 5776
Torah reading: Eikev

In-Depth Sicha

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Parshat Shoftim – Appointing Kings

To view as a Designed and Printable PDF, click here. This week’s parsha expresses the directive that Israel appoint a king. Ironically though, when Israel asked for a king, G-d was disappointed with their request. The present Sicha answers this perplexing question and explains the true intent for a king in Israel. This week’s Parsha, … Read more

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Parshat Re’eh – The Signs of Kashrut

To view as a Designed PDF, click here. . This week’s parsha discusses the signs that make an animal kosher—split hooves and chewed cud. This Sicha analyses the spiritual significance of these two signs.   Parshat Re’eh discusses the various animals that are permissible to eat and those that are forbidden to eat. When the verse … Read more

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Parshas Devarim – A Vision From Afar

To view as a Designed PDF, click here.   On the Shabbat of Parshat Chazon, the Temple is shown to every individual from afar. This Sicha analyzes the seemingly contradictory ideas of being “shown” from “afar,” the reason why the actual Temples themselves did not help to improve the behavior of the Jewish people and … Read more