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Aug 01 2015, Av 16, 5775
Torah reading: Vaetchanan

In-Depth Sicha

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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

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Parshas Tetzaveh – The Essence of Moshe

To view as a Designed and Printable PDF, click here.   נדפס לזכות חיים מרדכי בן הרב שמואל לייב מרקל לרגל הכנסתו בבריתו של אברהם אבינו.   Though Parshas Tetzaveh alludes to Moshe multiple times, it makes no mention of Moshe, by name. This Sicha reveals the deeper relevance of this that is expressive of … Read more

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Parshas Yisro – Judging the People

To view as a Designed and Printable PDF, click here.   Yisro noticed the manner in which Moshe was judging the Jewish people and suggested a more efficient system of handling their cases. This Sicha sheds light on the reason that Moshe himself didn’t create a system of multiple judges to begin with, and an … Read more

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Parshas Bo – Logic and Beyond

To view as a Desgned and Printable PDF, click here.   The first mitzvah the Jewish people are given as a nation is the sanctification of the new month. This Sicha analyzes the centrality of this commandment and gives a fresh perspective to the concept of testimony.   This week’s Parsha recalls the first commandment … Read more

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Parshas Vaera – A True Redemption

To view as a Designed and Printable PDF, click here.   The Almighty let Moshe know that He would reveal Himself to him with the holy name of YKVK. Additionally, G-d specifically contrasted this revelation with that of which was revealed to the Patriarchs. This Sicha uncovers the meaning and significance behind these two names … Read more

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Parshas Shemos – Absolute Trust

To view as Designed and Printable PDF, click here.   After slaying the Egyptian who had oppressed a Jewish slave, Moshe discovered that the incident had become known, and was afraid. This Sicha analyzes Moshe’s fear according to Rashi’s explanation of the verse, and reveals the tremendous power of trusting in G-d.   Moshe’s first … Read more