Parshas Tazriah-Metzorah: Sounds of Solitude

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky There is a fascinating paradox that relates to the laws of tzora'as, the spiritual malady, a skin discoloration that affects those...

Audio: Rav Mintz – Chizuk for Isru Chag

Each week, Rav Chaim Mintz, Mashgiach of the Yeshiva of Staten Island and founder and head of Oorah Kiruv Rechokim, offers, via telephone,...

Parshas Shemini: White Noise

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky, Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshiva of South Shore It was the last day of the Mishkan's inauguration. The joy was immeasurable, somewhat akin...

Parshas Shemini: True Kindness

The Torah lists kosher and non kosher birds. One of the non kosher birds is the chasidah. The chasidah is so named because it...

Rav Brazil: The Four Sons Within

By Rav Shmuel Brazil I would like to introduce the dvar Torah with a funny but not so funny story. A chossid from Warsaw told...

Pesach: Raise the Baton!

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky In Parshas Va'eira we find that, once again, Hashem sent Moshe and Ahron to Pharaoh in a second effort to sway...

Chometz and Matza – Just One Second Apart!

By Rabbi Eli Teitelbaum zt"l It seems quite strange that the Torah is far stricter with Chometz than with anything else. Not only are we...

Audio: Rav Yisroel Reisman On Parshas Tzav

The following is a shiur delivered by Harav Yisroel Reisman, maggid shiur in Yeshiva Torah Vodaas and mara d’asra of Agudath Israel of...

Audio: Rav Moshe Aharon Friedman On Pesach

The following shiur was delivered by Rav Moshe Aharon Friedman, a popular maggid shiur at Yeshivas Mir in Yerushalayim. Rav Friedman is known...

Rav Brazil On the Parsha: Shabbos Hagadol

By Rav Shmuel Brazil The Ari Hakodosh said that if the exodus of Am Yisrael would have delayed from Mitzrayim even for a very short...