Dvar Torah on Parsha Shemini

March 30, 2016

By: R’ Bentzion Shafier “And on the eighth day, the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.” — VaYikrah 12:3 The Jew has a distinct role amongst the nations READ MORE…

Dvar Torah on Parsha Tzav

March 23, 2016

By: R’ Bentzion Shafier “The Kohain shall don a garment of linen, and he shall don linen breeches on his skin, and he shall remove the ashes.” — Vayikra READ MORE…

Dvar Torah on Parsha Vayikra

March 16, 2016

There are so many types of korbanot (sacrifices or offerings; it is a word that cannot be accurately translated along with its nuances). Some are private, and some READ MORE…

Dvar Torah on Parsha Pekudei

March 9, 2016

“The Mishkan was erected”. What do we learn from the use of passive voice? “Moshe said before Hashem: ‘How will I have the power to erect it?’ Hashem READ MORE…

Dvar Torah on Parsha Vayakhel

February 29, 2016

Parashat Vayakhel tells in a very repetitive, detailed manner that that which was commanded to be made and constructed in Parashat Teruma and some of Parashat Tetzaveh was READ MORE…

Dvar Torah on Parsha Ki Tisa

February 23, 2016

There are many basic questions to consider when analyzing the sin of the Golden Calf. How is it that Bnei Yisrael changed their approach so quickly when Moshe READ MORE…

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