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Parashat VaYeilech

Parashat VaYeilech Parashat VaYeilech describes G-d’s final admonitions to Moses before his death. Amongst these is the following: “And G-d...

Parshat Shoftim

Parashat Shoftim “Appoint judges and policemen in all your gates which G-d your G-d gives you, according to your tribes, that they may judge the...

The Splitting of the Sea

The shortest route for the children of Israel to the Promised Land, would have been straight across the land of the Philistines. However, G-d wanted to...

What was Lot's wife's name?

Question: What was the name of Lot's wife who turned to a pillar of salt? Answer: Her name was 'Irit' (some pronounce it as 'Iris')...

Two different stories of creation?

Question: There are two different accounts of creation in the Torah. How do we reconcile them? Answer: Rashi - foremost Torah commentator -...

Eve's creation versus Adam's

Rabbi Eliezer G: Welcome to the Rabbi's one on one chat room, how can I help you today? eden: why did G-d take a rib form Adam to make Eve if He could...

How many ressurections are written about in the Tanach?

Question:  How many ressurections are given in the Bible? Answer: Many.  Elijah resurrected a child in Kings I 17:17-24. His student...

Parshah Overview: Bo

Parashat Bo contains the narrative of the final three plagues, culminating in the dramatic release of the Jewish people from their oppressive exile and...

Overview of Parshat Shemot

In the Book of Exodus, we see the seeds planted by the forefathers sprout: their descendants are transformed into a nation, receive their code of...

Exodus Chapter 1

Prelude to Slavery 1 Even though the Torah enumerated Jacob’s sons by name when they came into Egypt,1 it does so again here, when they die, in...