Redemption via Proxy

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld In the beginning of Sefer Bamidbar, Perek Gimmel, posuk mem tes, the Torah tells us that Moshe took the redemption monies of the bechorim who were higher in...

Rav Moshe Twersky Hy”d

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman פינחס בן אלעזר בן אהרן הכהן  כה:יא     The Targum Yehonasan says that Pinchas is Eliyahu Ha’Navi and will live forever. The Chasam Sofer...

Rav Moshe Twersky Hy”D on the Parsha

בלעם בן בעור  כב:ה     The Mishna in Avos (5:19) says that one has an “ayin tovah, ruach nemuchah, and nefesh shfeilah” is amongst the talmidim ofAvraham avinu, and one who has an...

Is Torah a Business?

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld In Mishlei, Perek bais, posuk daled it says that if you will search for Torah like silver and jewelry you will find it; then you...

Rav Moshe Twersky Hy”d On the Parsha

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman בחלל חרב  יט:טז     From these words, Chazal derive that cherev harei hu k’chalal, that the sword is like the corpse. In other words, the same...

Growing in Emunah – Hashgacha Prutis

By Rabbi Yechezkel Spanglet The first of the Rambam’s Thirteen Principle of Faith states: I believe with perfect faith that the Creator –may His name be...

Keeping the Light on For You

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld I recently saw a great story that Rabbi Yechiel Michel Stern recounted. We can learn some mussar and a halacha from it so it is worthwhile sharing...

Rav Moshe Twersky Hy”d On the Parsha

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman בארצם לא תנחל וחלק לא יהיה לך בתוכם    יח:כ         The Rambam counts two separate lavin (based on the Sifri): that Shevet Levi is not allowed to take a nachalah (portion...