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no responses. May 7, 2018 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Bechukosai- The Power of a Tzibbur


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Bechukosai- The Power of a Tzibbur

  “If you go in my ways and follow my statutes…Five of you will chase a hundred, and a hundred of you will chase ten thousand, […]

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no responses. April 30, 2018 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Emor- Sefiras Ha’Omer- Why We Count, What We Count 


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Emor- Sefiras Ha’Omer- Why We Count, What We Count 

    “And you shall count for yourselves from the day after the rest day, from the day when you bring the Omer of the waving […]

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no responses. April 24, 2018 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Acharei Mos- Systems of Human Perfection


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Acharei Mos- Systems of Human Perfection

  “And a man from the house of Israel, and from the converts who live with you, who shall consume any blood, I shall place My […]

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no responses. April 16, 2018 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Tazria/Metzorah- It’s Not Fair!


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Tazria/Metzorah- It’s Not Fair!

  “And you shall take a bundle of hyssops and dip it in the blood in the basin, and you shall touch it to the lintel […]

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no responses. April 10, 2018 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Shemini- Food for the Soul


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Shemini- Food for the Soul

“ Tell Bnei Yisroel, “These are the creatures you should eat.” Vayikrah 11:2”     When the Torah introduces the animals that we may and may […]

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no responses. March 19, 2018 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Tzav- HASHEM and Man: Master and Servant 


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Tzav- HASHEM and Man: Master and Servant 

“The Kohain shall don a garment of linen, and he shall don linen breeches on his skin, and he shall remove the ashes.” — Vayikra 6:3 […]

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no responses. March 12, 2018 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vayikrah- VaYikrah- With a Small Aleph


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vayikrah- VaYikrah- With a Small Aleph

 “And HASHEM called to Moshe, and HASHEM spoke to him from the Ohel Moed, saying. . .” — VaYikrah 1:1   Sefer VaYikrah opens with the […]

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no responses. March 5, 2018 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vayakhel/Pekudei- Columbus Discovered America – HASHEM Invented It


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vayakhel/Pekudei- Columbus Discovered America – HASHEM Invented It

“And they brought the Mishkan to Moshe, the tent and all of the vessels” — Shemos 39:33   It wasn’t Moshe’s action. It was a miracle. […]

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no responses. February 26, 2018 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Ki Sisa- The Third System of Tefillah


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Ki Sisa- The Third System of Tefillah

“HASHEM said, ‘I shall make all My goodness pass before you, and I shall call out with the Name HASHEM before you; I shall show favor […]

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no responses. February 12, 2018 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Derech HaTeva of the Upper Worlds- Parshas Teruma


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Derech HaTeva of the Upper Worlds- Parshas Teruma

  “On the Shulchan shall you place the Bread of Surfaces before Me, always.” — Shemos 25:30   One of the miracles of the Mishkan was […]

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