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no responses. January 15, 2018 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Bo- Do We Need to Respect the Institution?


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Bo- Do We Need to Respect the Institution?

 "And all of your servants will come to me, bow and say, “Leave!” You together with the nation that is with you, and then we will […]

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no responses. January 9, 2018 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vaera- The Measure of the Man


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vaera- The Measure of the Man

  “This was the Aaron and Moshe to whom HASHEM said, “Take the Children of Israel out of Egypt according to their legions.” — Shemos 6:26 […]

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no responses. January 1, 2018 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Shemos- One Nation, Indivisible


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Shemos- One Nation, Indivisible

    And he said, “Who placed you as a judge and ruler above us. Will you say to kill us as you killed the Egyptian.” […]

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no responses. December 25, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vayechi- Gedolim Had it Easy


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vayechi- Gedolim Had it Easy

    “And Yaakov lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years; and the days of Yaakov — the years of his life — were one […]

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no responses. December 19, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vayigash- By What Currency Do You Measure Success?


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vayigash- By What Currency Do You Measure Success?

  “And they related to him all the words of Yosef that he had spoken to them, and he saw the wagons that Yosef had sent […]

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no responses. December 12, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Miketz- Chanukah – The Power Given to Man


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Miketz- Chanukah – The Power Given to Man

Chanukah “The main reason for the decree against the Jewish people was because the Kohanim became lazy in their service.” – Bach, Tur Shulchan Aruch 670 […]

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no responses. December 4, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vayeishev- I Never Promised You a Rose Garden


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vayeishev- I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

  “And they sat to eat bread, and they lifted their eyes and saw a caravan of Yishmaelim coming from Gilad, and their camels were carrying […]

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no responses. November 27, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vayishlach- An Accomplice to Evil


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vayishlach- An Accomplice to Evil

  “The sons of Yaakov came upon the corpses of the city that had defiled their sister.” Bereishis 34:27     Shechem, the son of Chamor, […]

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no responses. November 21, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vayeitzei


Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vayeitzei

“Then Yaakov kissed Rochel and he raised his voice and wept.” Bereishis 29: 11   When Yaakov met Rochel at the well, he experienced conflicting emotions. […]

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no responses. November 13, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Toldos- I Have Yichus


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Toldos- I Have Yichus

  “And Yitzchak prayed intensely opposite his wife because she was barren. And HASHEM listened to him, and Rivka became pregnant.” — Bereishis 25:21   HASHEM […]

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