Divrei Torah from our Kollel

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...

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Parshas Noach – The Passion, the Pageantry, and the Purpose

The Passion, the Pageantry, and the Purpose These three were the sons of Noach, and from these, the entire earth spread out. And Noach began to be a master of the soil, and he planted a vineyard. And he drank of the wine and became drunk, and he uncovered himself...

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A THOUGHT FOR SHABBOS – KI SAVO – KICK THE HABIT

As the blissfulness of a young couple’s marriage began to dissipate amidst aggravation, quarrelsomeness and disharmony, they valiantly sought out the advice and counsel of various marriage counselors.  No one could seemingly right the ship which appeared to be on a...

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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...

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Parshas Balak – Present Tents

Acclaimed author William F. Buckley, Jr. was greatly enamored of sailing and often wrote about the centrality of that pastime in forming his outlook on life. At one point he sailed a boat that carried the name, “Quarentzia.” Quarentzia, it seems, is an unusual...

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