Rav Leff On Parshas Noach

By Rabbi Zev Leff And as for Me - Behold I am about to bring the Flood-waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in...

Parshas Noach: The Rainmaker

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky Noach lived through trying times to say the least. He survived not only a generation of spiritual chaos, but physical...

Parshas Noach: Daas Zikeinim – Liars & Losers, A Marriage Made In The Mabul

Rashi says that we see from the words "MiKol HaChai" (Noach 6:19) that even Sheidim were admitted to the Teivah. The Daas Zikeinim MiBaalei...

Audio: Rav Mintz On Parshas Bereishis

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

Audio: Rav Reisman On Parshas Bereishis

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

Rav Brazil On Parshas Bereishis

By Rav Shmuel Brazil The Medrash says that the Torah begins with the letter bais and not aleph because aleph is the first letter or...

Parshas Bereishis: It’s Up To Ewe!

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky They say that the road to purgatory is paved with the best of intentions. Indeed, the first murder in the world,...

Peninim On Parshas Bereishis

Rabbi A. Leib Scheinbaum Hebrew Academy of Cleveland In the beginning of G-d's creating the heavens and the earth. (1:1) The first Rashi in the Torah...

Parshas Bereishis: Opposites Attract

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky The creation of man was no simple feat. In fact, Hashem seems to be disappointed with his less-than-perfect creation. He...

Rav Leff On Parshas Bereishis: Why is it “In the Beginning?”

By Rav Zev Leff In the beginning of God's creating the heavens and the earth (Bereishis 1:1). R'Yitzchak said: "It was not necessary to begin...