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no responses. August 15, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Re'eh- Life, The School of Growth


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Re'eh- Life, The School of Growth

“See I have placed in front of you today a blessing and a curse. The blessing: if you will listen to all of the mitzvahs of […]

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no responses. August 8, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Eikev- Limiting Beliefs


Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Eikev- Limiting Beliefs

    “And now Yisroel, what is HASHEM, your G-d asking of you? Merely to fear HASHEM, to go in all of His ways, to love […]

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no responses. July 31, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vaeschanan- Cognitive Restructuring


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Vaeschanan- Cognitive Restructuring

  “Do not covet the house of your neighbor. Do not covet the wife of your neighbor; his slave and maid servant, his ox, his donkey, […]

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no responses. July 24, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Devarim- Are We Teaching Yiras Shamayim?


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Devarim- Are We Teaching Yiras Shamayim?

“For what sin was the land lost? This question was asked to the wise men and to the prophets. No one could answer until HASHEM Himself […]

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no responses. July 17, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Mas'ei- What Can You Do to Make HASHEM Angry?


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Mas'ei- What Can You Do to Make HASHEM Angry?

  “These are the journeys of the Children of Yisrael, who went forth from the land of Egypt according to their legions, under the hand of […]

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no responses. July 12, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Pinchas- A Land that Grows Immorality


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Pinchas- A Land that Grows Immorality

  “Yisrael settled in Shittim and the people began to act promiscuously with the daughters of Moav.” — Bamidbar 25:1   Balak, the king of Moav, […]

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no responses. July 3, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Balak- Through the Eyes of History


The Shmuz on the Parsha: Parshas Balak- Through the Eyes of History

“Pinchas, the son of Elazar, the son of Aharon HaKohain, appeased My anger against the Bnai Yisroel by taking My revenge amidst them, and so I […]

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no responses. June 26, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

Parshas Chukas- The Extent of Reward


Parshas Chukas- The Extent of Reward

  HASHEM said to Moshe, “Do not fear him, for into your hands have I given him, his entire people, and his land; you shall do […]

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no responses. June 19, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

Parshas Korach- Questions Have Answers -- Answers Don’t Have Answers


Parshas Korach- Questions Have Answers -- Answers Don’t Have Answers

“Korach the son Yizhar, son of Kahas, son of Levi, separated himself with Dathan and Aviram, the sons of Eliav, and On of Peleth, the offspring […]

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no responses. June 12, 2017 Bentzion Shafier

Parshas Shelach- Stronger Than G-d


Parshas Shelach- Stronger Than G-d

  But the men who had ascended with him said, “We cannot ascend to that people for it is stronger than us!” — Bemidbar 13:31   […]

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