Parshas Shoftim: Laws and Louisiana

By Rabbi Berel Wein A lawless society is the worst of all curses. Chazal in Avos cautioned us to pray for the welfare of government...

Parshas Shoftim: Battle Cry of the Jew

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky Approaching war correctly may be more difficult than waging war itself. In order to prepare Klal Yisrael for war a series...

Audio: Rav Mintz On Parshas Re’eh

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

Rav Brazil: How to Know if a Song is Rooted in Kedushah

Of the kosher animals listed in this week's parsha, zemer is one of them. The Radak and Rav Saadia Gaon that the zemer is...

Parshas Re’eh: If Dogs Could Talk

By Rabbi Boruch Leff Would you rather be blind or deaf? God forbid it should ever happen, but let's say you had to make a...

Parshas Re’eh: The Long and Binding Road

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky This week the Torah teaches us the laws of ma'aser sheni. Ma'aser sheni constitutes a tithe in which the apportioned produce...

Parshas Re’eh: Is It Tzedaka When Your Loan Goes Unpaid?

In Parshas Re'eh, in middle of the parsha discussing the Mitzva of Tzedaka, the torah warns us (Re'eh 15:9) that even when Shmitta is...

Audio: Rav Reisman On Parshas Eikev – From Newark Airport

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 Mintz On Parshas Eikev

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

Rav Brazil: Getting to the Heart of the Question – Why We Criticize So...

By Rav Shmuel Brazil Just this week, a yungerman approached me and asked why we find it so difficult to judge people favorably. Is it...