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February 2023

19 Shevat 5783 – How an Overwhelming River leads to the Sea

February 10, 2023 Song of Songs 8:7 How an overwhelming river leads to the sea מַ֣יִם רַבִּ֗ים לֹ֤א יֽוּכְלוּ֙ לְכַבּ֣וֹת אֶת־הָֽאַהֲבָ֔ה וּנְהָר֖וֹת לֹ֣א יִשְׁטְפ֑וּהָ Many waters cannot quench love, And rivers cannot wash it away. Many waters, explain our Masters in their discourses, refer to all of the financial concerns… Read More »19 Shevat 5783 – How an Overwhelming River leads to the Sea

Exodus 19:1 – Why the Third Month?

Wednesday 17 Shevat 5783 (08.02.23) Why the Third Month? בַּחֹ֙דֶשׁ֙ הַשְּׁלִישִׁ֔י לְצֵ֥את בְּנֵי־יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל מֵאֶ֣רֶץ מִצְרָ֑יִם בַּיּ֣וֹם הַזֶּ֔ה בָּ֖אוּ מִדְבַּ֥ר סִינָֽי׃ “On the first day of Sivan 2448, the third month after Nisan, in which the Israelites had left the land of Egypt they came to the Sinai Desert, where God… Read More »Exodus 19:1 – Why the Third Month?

Exodus 18:24 – Why Did G-d Approve of Jethro’s Plan?

Tuesday 16 Shevat 5783 (07.02.23) וַיִּשְׁמַ֥ע מֹשֶׁ֖ה לְק֣וֹל חֹתְנ֑וֹ וַיַּ֕עַשׂ כֹּ֖ל אֲשֶׁ֥ר אָמָֽר׃ “When the Torah was given, Moses wanted the people to continue to hear G-d’s word directly even after the initial revelation on Mount Sinai. Here too, he felt it would be preferable for them to hear G-d’s… Read More »Exodus 18:24 – Why Did G-d Approve of Jethro’s Plan?

Exodus 18:22 – A Judge Must Go to Moses

Monday 15 Shevat 5783 (07.02.23) A Judge Must Go to Moses וְשָׁפְט֣וּ אֶת־הָעָם֮ בְּכׇל־עֵת֒ וְהָיָ֞ה כׇּל־הַדָּבָ֤ר הַגָּדֹל֙ יָבִ֣יאוּ אֵלֶ֔יךָ וְכׇל־הַדָּבָ֥ר הַקָּטֹ֖ן יִשְׁפְּטוּ־הֵ֑ם וְהָקֵל֙ מֵֽעָלֶ֔יךָ וְנָשְׂא֖וּ אִתָּֽךְ׃ “They shall judge the people at all times: every major case they shall bring to you, and every minor case they shall judge themselves—to… Read More »Exodus 18:22 – A Judge Must Go to Moses


בס”ד I Is the Torah only a book of laws? 1 Rashi on Genesis 1:1 Rabbi Yitzchak said, “the Torah would only have needed to begin from החודש הזה לכם, (this month shall be for you, etc.), as it is the first mitzvah that the Children of Israel were commanded.… Read More »TORAH NARRATIVE AND LAW

Exodus 18:7 – Moses and Jethro

Sunday 14 Shevat 5783 (05.02.23) Moses and His Father-in-Law וַיֵּצֵ֨א מֹשֶׁ֜ה לִקְרַ֣את חֹֽתְנ֗וֹ וַיִּשְׁתַּ֙חוּ֙ וַיִּשַּׁק־ל֔וֹ וַיִּשְׁאֲל֥וּ אִישׁ־לְרֵעֵ֖הוּ לְשָׁל֑וֹם וַיָּבֹ֖אוּ הָאֹֽהֱלָה׃ Moses went out to greet his father-in-law. When Aaron and his sons saw Moses go out, they followed him, and the rest of the people then followed suit. Jethro was… Read More »Exodus 18:7 – Moses and Jethro