Monthly Archives: September 2016

Ki Tavo 5776

בס”ד עמ”י עש”ו   “And it shall be when you come to the land which Hashem your G-d gives you…you shall take from the first of every fruit of the ground from the Land Hashem has given you and you shall put it in a basket and go to the place that Hashem your G-d […]

Shoftim novi

This week we learn about the captive taken from war, the Ohr Hachaim teaches that the verse stating that one must captivate the prisoners it infers to captivating but releasing the bad of the captivated.  It related to our inclinations. We can release the part of us inclined for otherwise negative behavior towards the good […]

Just 30 days to Rosh Hashana

This Shabbat and Sunday is Rosh Hodesh Elul. Just 30 days to Rosh Hashana and 40 days to Yom Kippur, it is customarily accepted to begin thinking about our new year and our new beginning. Some of the many ways to connect is by the Selichot, by observing more and reflecting more. By checking ourselves […]