Returning Stolen Objects

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld The Torah teaches us in Vayikra, Perek Heh, posuk chof gimmel that one is required to return a stolen object. A person who has stolen...

The Urgency of the Now

by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran  “The entire assembly of the Children of Israel left Moshe’s presence. Every man whose heart inspired him came; and everyone whose...

Rav Moshe Twersky Hy”d On the Parsha

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman ביום השביעי יהיה לכם קדש שבת שבתון לה’   לה:ב            The Sefer Yereim has a unique opinion that one of the taryag mitzvos is morah Shabbos.  He...

Shmira on Shabbos

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld The Tur in Orach Chaim, siman resh samech zayin tells us that when we daven Maariv on Shabbos we don’t finish the bracha of Hashkiveinu with the words of Shomer amo yisroel lo’ad like we...

Machatzis Hashekel: Part of a Whole

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld The posuk in Shemos, Perek Lamed, posuk yud gimmel says that every Jew who was to be counted needed to give half a shekel. The Alshich says in the name...

Parts of the Mishkan

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld It seems puzzling that the mention of the building of the inner mizbeach is not discussed when the other vessels of the Mishkan are mentioned...