Torah Thought

Pas’shegen Ha’ksav

In Megillas Esther, the unique phrase “pas’shegen ha’ksav” appears twice. The first time (3:14): “Pas’shegen ha’ksav … galui l’chol ha’amim l’hiyos asidim l’yom hazeh — A document … revealed to…

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“Akiva, Nichamtanu”

The Gemara at the end of Maseches Makkos says: “Rabban Gamliel and Rabi Elazar ben Azariah and Rabi Yehoshua and Rabi Akiva were walking… another time they were walking to…

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Utilizing the Three Weeks For Growth

“These are the words that Moshe spoke to all of Yisrael, on the other side of the Jordan…”(Devarim 1:1) Rashi notes that the words Moshe related to Klal Yisrael here…

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Olam Chessed Yibaneh

The average cost of raising a child from newborn to age 18 in America is almost $200,000 — feeding, housing, clothing and healthcare. That is without adding in the extra…

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