Parshas Vayeira – Worth Celebrating

Worth Celebrating And the child (Yitzchok) grew and was (vayigmal) weaned, and Abraham made a great feast on the day that Yizchok was (higamel) weaned. (Breishis 21:8) Why did Avraham make such a great celebration to honor the day that Yitzchok did not need to nurse...

Parshas Pinchas – It Takes a Family

These were the numbers of the Levites according to their families: the family of the Gershonites from Gershon, the family of the Kohathites from Kohath, the family of the Merarites from Merari. These were the families of Levi: the family of the Libnites, the family of...

Parshas Yisro – What We Owe

Honor your father and your mother, in order that your days be lengthened on the land that HASHEM, your G-d, is giving you. (Shemos 20:12) In His introductory statement to the world why was it necessary for HASHEM to command us to honor our parents? Isn’t it too...