Rechush Gadol

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld It is well known that when Bnei Yisroel left Mitzrayim they were laden with riches, rechush gadol. Did the Shevet Levi, who did not work in Mitzrayim, also...

Reading Sefer Bereshis through an Open Orthodox Lens

by Avrohom Gordimer When studying the Torah’s narratives – especially those in Sefer Bereshis – there are two key points to keep in mind: 1. The...

Listen:  R” S.M. Rubashkin & Shaar Habitachon 

Parshas Vayigash- R' S.M. Rubashkin By Rabbi Dovid A Gross Kehillas Beis Doniel Cleveland, OH

Rav Moshe Twersky Hy”d On the Parsha

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman ויקרא יעקב אל בניו   מט:א     The Brisker Rav was exceedingly exacting in the way he said Krias Shema.  It would take him...

Watch: Rav Michoel Sorotzkin’s Hesped Marking First Yahrtzeit of Rav Moshe Shapiro zt”l

A unique hesped given in Yeshivas Novardok, Brooklyn NY during Shiva. WATCH: {Matzav.com}

Best Time For Shema At Night

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld The first mishna in Berachos discusses the appropriate time for one to say Shema in the evening. The machlokes in the mishna discusses how late one may say it. Rabbeinu Yona says that...

Emunah and Hishtadlus

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld In his sefer, Even Yisroel, Reb Yisroel Salanter writes that the Ramban and Chovos Halevavos argue regarding bitachon and hishtadlus. He summarizes that there are two types of bitachon. One type may...