Ki Teze- Shaatnez of Tzitzis

download as word In Parsha Ki Teze we review the Halachos of Kilayim. As the Ramban explains from Breishis[1] on, the idea of the prohibition of Kilayim is to usurp the prerogative of HaShem and not be satisfied with what He created, but create your own species. Even though man is given the prerogative and…

ParShas Re’eh – Har Gereizim and Har Eival

Download as word In this week’s Parsha we learn that as Klal Yisroel enter Eretz Yisroel, they are to go immediately to Har Gereizim and Har Eival, divide up the Shevatim, and pronounce Berachos and Kelalos. The Gemarra is Sotah[1] even teaches us that in order to accomplish this, there was a Kefitzas HaDerech, a…

Eikev – A Journey of Emunah

This week’s Parsha as all of Devarim is very much about Emunah. Therefore I felt it appropriate to write the following. The Mitzvah of Emunah is the most basic of all Mitzvoth. The Rambam counts it as the first of the Mitzvoth[1]. It was the only Mitzvah which we received directly from HaShem at Har…