Parshas VaYelech – Hakhel

In this week’s Parsha we learn the Halachos of Hakhel. And since this year is the year of Hakhel, even though according to most opinions we can not fulfill the Mitzvah, let our involvement in the study of the ideas of Hakhel be a Zechus that we should be able to fulfill this Mitzvah once…

Nitzavim and Rosh HaShana

Download as Word This piece of Torah has a part for this week’s Parsha which leads to a Rosh HaShanah understanding In this week’s Parsha, Nitzavim, there are two descriptions of the return of Klal Yisroel. The two types of Pesukim are referring to the two possibilities of the ultimate Teshuva. The Gemarra teaches us[1]…

Ki Tavo – The Ships of Galus

Download as word In this week’s Parsha Klal Yisroel is warned by HaShem of the potential consequences of their not serving HaShem. The ninety eight curses[1] end with the most terrifying of all, that we will return to Egypt in ships, we will be offered in the slave market, and no one will even want…