We Have No Part in the Kinneret Covenant
HaRav Shamshon Rafael Hirsch once wrote that Sholom is a goal
of the utmost importance, and we would no doubt sacrifice
everything that is ours in order to achieve it. But Truth is
not ours and we may not abandon it in order to achieve
The Luchos and the Broken Luchos are in The Oron -- Part
I: We Must Live Alone
"In all the mighty hand and in all the great terror, which
Moshe wrought before the eyes of the whole Jewish nation."
This is the last of three pesukim of words of
appreciation and hesped written in the Torah after the
death of Moshe Rabbenu. We do not find anything similar in
the case of the ovos hakedoshim and Aharon Hakohen:
only Moshe merited such statements.
A hesped on Rav Shach ztvk"l given on the
sheloshim, by Rav Zvi Friedman shlita
How Daas Torah Brings Blessing
Rav Chaim Volozhin zt"l writes in his sefer Nefesh
HaChaim (1:21): "A person's obligation -- when he is
engaged in Torah -- is lishmoh; to be vigilant and to
fulfill all that is written in it. This purifies his
physical body from head to foot." The greater the
purification, the greater the ability of the individual to
embody the Torah itself, to live it and to teach it.
by Rabbi S. Furst
I had just sat myself down in the bus when my seatmate,
whose face I didn't even have a chance to see, turned to me
and said, "That was some funeral you had on Friday, wasn't
by Yochonon Dovid
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