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Tetzaveh - Part 1 - The Menorah
Why is Moses not mentioned in this week's portion? What does the Menorah represent? Rabbi Kaplan derives phenomenal lessons for life from the parsha
Parshat Shemot - Kindness before Truth
Why is it important to always have kindness coming before truth? How can you tell if your friend is a true friend? Rabbi Yisroel Perelson, Rabbi & Mohel of Flatbush Park Jewish Center, delivers a profound life lesson from this week's Torah portion
An Example to Getting Water Over the Rock
Why didn't Moses, G‑d's most loyal servant follow G‑d's simple instructions? Why did this seemingly minor offense have such severe consequences? Moses hitting the rock is one of the most mystifying episodes recounted in the Torah. The well that supplied the Israelites with water dried up. G-d instructed Moses to go to Mount Horeb and extract water from a rock. Moses did so successfully, but in the course of executing G-d's command, he commits a grave error. As a result, it is decreed that Moses must die in the desert
Ha'azinu - The Song of Moses
Why does this portion appear in two columns in the Torah Scroll? What is the meaning of this unique song? Rabbi Kaplan shares fascinating insights to The Song of Haazinu.
Ha'azinu - Insights to the Song of Moses
If G-d is perfect so why did He create imperfection? Why do the righteous suffer and the wicked prosper? Who has the best ability to interpret worldly events? Rabbi Kaplan with spellbinding insights on the Weekly Portion.
The Life of Moses
Moses received his Biblical name from the daughter of Pharaoh. Why was Moses name chosen by an Egyptian Princess? Rabbi Gottlieb shares remarkable insights to the life of Moses.
Moses in the Parsha - Part 3
Why did Moses marry a kushite woman? Why did Moses separate from his wife? Rabbi Gottlieb analyzes more intriguing events in Moses life.
Moses in the Parsha - Part 2
Moses protests to G-d that he is not capable of being the leader of the Jewish People because he stutters. Why was Moses elected to be the leader of the Jewish People? Rabbi Gottlieb elaborates on the dialogue between G-d and Moses upon appointing him as the leader.
Moses in the Parsha - Part 1
G-d commands Moses to liberate the Jewish People from Egypt. Why does Moses initially refuse to play a role in liberating the nation? Did the Jewish People deserve to leave Egypt? Rabbi Gottlieb expounds on Moses involvement in the Exodus from Egypt.