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    Value Judgements – Parshas Beha’alosecha

    By: Rabbi Yitzchok Oratz - 05 June 2015 - 0 Comments

    From the sea they didn’t want to leave, from the mountain they couldn’t get away fast enough. The Torah tells us that after the miraculous splitting of the sea, all the Egyptian gold and jewelry was washed ashore, and the…

    Are Ideals the Real Deal? Parshas Be’haaloscha

    By: Rabbi Moshe Rockove - 23 May 2013 - 0 Comments

    If one were to peek into the Sefer Torah during this week’s Torah reading, he would notice something unusual. Two verses are bracketed by the Hebrew letter “nun,” written upside down! Why are these letters written in such a peculiar…

    Kindle Up! Parshas Be’haaloscha

    By: Rabbi Serebrowski - 23 May 2013 - 0 Comments

    Last week we celebrated the holiday of Shavuos in grand style. At Torah Links in Cherry Hill, a bais medrash full of men, women and children stayed up all night studying Torah with great enthusiasm. The learning was noisy…really, really…


    All Pointed to the Center- Parshas Behaaloscha

    By: Rabbi Moshe Rockove - 04 June 2012 - 0 Comments

    The Menorah’s lights had a unique feature: All six lights, three on each side, pointed toward the center light. Why? Sforno, a biblical commentary, homiletically points out that the Menorah’s flames shed a new light on our proper focus in…


    Spilled Milk Parshas Beha’aloscha

    By: Rabbi Mayer Erps - 07 July 2011 - 0 Comments

    Does the expression “Don’t cry over spilled milk” sound familiar? This is among the most common refrains in parenting. But at times I wonder, what if the “milk” would have been of great value…would this adage still apply? An interesting…