ADV Parashat-Matot-Masei

A yid makes a נדר as a סיג לתורה. The שלה הקדוש says the reason we need to come on to סייג, is because of סיגים, impurities, sediment due to our חטאים, especially חטא העגל which brought back the זוהמת הנחש. The root of סייג and סיג is סג, which equals sixty three, the number…

ADV Parashat Pinchas

פינחס בס”ד In ירמיהו it says ותרד פלאים concerning the חורבן, where Rashi says that all were amazed at the downfall of י”ם, and the destruction of the בהמ”ק. If someone sees פינחס in a dream, many פלאים will happen to him חודש תמוז=771=ותרד פלאים – פלא is כתר, the אלף of אנכי The Torah…

Adv Parsha Balak

Balak is a Parsha סתומה (no spaces). Parshas ויצא is also סתומה, the connection between the two Parshios, being that ויצא talks of Lavan who most say was מתגלגל into בלעם, and both wanted to לעקור את הכל. Parshas Balak is a Parsha of ונהפוך הוא, in that Billam’s curses were transformed into Brachos, even…

ADV Parsha Korach

The first Rashi in the Parsha is unique, and not found elsewhere, where Rashi says פרשה זו יפה נדרשת במדרש רבי תנחומא According to the peshat, which Rashi usually explains, Korach rebelled against the leader of all כלל ישראל, and was considered a רשע. However in דרש, Korach had lofty intentions, and was a great…

Adv Parashat Sh’lach

The date כג סיון is an important date mentioned in תנ”ך, in the Purim story, when the נהפוך הוא began. This is the date that the second letters went out, allowing the yidden to defend themselves. The Rokeach says that this is the largest pasuk in תנ”ך, being that the pasuk is a positive one…

ADV Parashat Beha’alotcha

בהעלותך בס”ד The first four pesukim of the Parsha is the theme of the Parsha, the instructions to Aharon of the lighting the Menorah in the Mishkan. Rashi says that when Aharon saw the נשיאים bringing their sacrifices for the חנוכת המשכן, he had a חלישת הדעת in that he nor his שבט contributed. Hashem…

TO LOVE THE TORAH CHAPTER 7

PARENTS DUTY TO ENABLE THEIR CHILDREN TO LEARNAND LIVE TORAH LIVES AND THE ROLE OF PARENTSPRAYERS IN THEIR CHILDREN LEARNING TORAHSUCCESSFULLY A student’s success in his Torah studies often depends to alarge extent on the encouragement he gets from his parents.Therefore the attitude of parents to their sons’ Torah studies isa topic that we would…

ADV Parshat Nasso

Parshas נשא falls in the week of מתן תורה to impress the point that through Torah, all yidden have an elevation in stature- נשא. The תשלומים of Shavuos is during the week, unlike the other י”ט, where the תשלומים are on חול המועד. The Gemorra learns of the תשלומים of Shavuos, from a pasuk that…

ADV Parsha BAMIDBAR

בס”ד במדבר   The Torah doesn’t say what exact date שבועות falls, implying that Shavuos- מתן תורה, being the 50th day of Sefira, is למעלה מן הזמן. It could fall on the fifth, sixth or seventh of Sivan, depending on whether Nisan and Iyar are מלא or חסר. Shavuos is called weeks since the great…

ADV Parsha Behar/Bechukosa

The מזל of the month of Iyar is שור, whereas the מזל of סיון is תאומים, twins -Gemini, which represents the שתי הלוחות or the תורה שבעל פה ותורה שבכתב, and the שתי הלחם. Behar is the 32nd Parsha, where בחוקתי is the 33rd . Parsha usually falling in the Shabbos after לג בעומר. There…

ADV Parashat Emor

1 בס”ד אמור בס”ד The fifth week of sefira is Hod, of which the Zohar says- תערין פתיחין, which means that the gates are open. This is the away it will be in the future- – יתקע בשופר גדול ובא האובדים=1288=תערין פתיחין. טהרין פתיחין. On the first day of the fifth week, or חסד שבהוד…

ADV Parshas Acharei Mos Kedoshim

1 אחרי מות קדושים ים בס”ד During the ימי הספירה, the weather is warmer and the יצה”ר is in full bloom, and so we temper the יצה”ר by learning פרקי אבות. This learning also prepares us for מתן תורה by giving us tools to perfect our characters. PParshas אתרי מות is a continuation of מצורה…