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Rabbi Bernie Fox

Rabbi Bernie Fox

Rabbi Bernie Fox has served on the faculty of Northwest Yeshiva High School since 1980. He was appointed Head of School in 1986. Rabbi Fox is a member of the first smichah class of Yeshiva Bnai Torah of Far Rockaway and earned Masters of Business Administration Degree from Long Island University, Brooklyn.

The Order of the Manufacture of the Aron and Luchot

July 12, 2013, by

At that time Hashem said to me : Carve for yourself two stone Tablets like the first. And ascend the mountain, to Me. And make for yourself a wooden Ark. (Devarim 10:1) 1. The order for the carving of the Luchot and the building of the Aron In his final address, Moshe retells the incident […]

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Moshe and Aharon – Two Leadership Models

July 12, 2013, by

And I besought Hashem at that time, saying: O L-rd G-D, You have begun to show Your servant Your greatness, and Your strong hand; for what god is there in heaven or on earth, that can do according to Your works, and according to Your mighty acts? Let me go over, I pray Thee, and […]

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Let Us Not Commit the Sin of Edom

July 5, 2013, by

For the violence done to your brother Yaakov shame shall cover you, and you shall be cut off forever. On the day that you did stand aloof, on the day that strangers carried away his substance, and foreigners entered into his gates, and cast lots upon Jerusalem, even you were as one of them. But […]

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The Musaf of Rosh Chodesh

June 21, 2013, by

And Hashem spoke unto Moshe, saying: Command Bnai Yisrael, and say unto them, “My food which is presented unto Me for offerings made by fire, of a sweet savour unto Me, shall you observe to offer unto Me in its due season.” And you should say unto them, “This is the offering made by fire […]

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Appropriate and Inappropriate Vows

June 7, 2013, by

And the Canaanite, the king of Arad, who dwelt in the South, heard that Israel came by the way of Atarim. And he fought against Israel, and took some of them captive. And Israel vowed a vow unto Hashem, and said: If You will indeed deliver this people into my hand, then I will utterly […]

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The Unique Element of Korach’s Rebellion

May 31, 2013, by

Now Korach, the son of YItzhar, the son of K’hat, the son of Levy, with Datan and Aviram, the sons of Eliav, and Ohn, the son of Pelet, sons of Reuven, took men. And they rose up before Moshe, with certain men of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty men – princes of […]

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Imagining a Different World

May 23, 2013, by

And Hashem spoke to Moshe, saying: Send men for yourself, that they may study the land of Cana’an, which I give to Bnai Yisrael. From every tribe of their fathers you should send a man –each a prince among them. (Sefer BeMidbar 13:1-2) Behold, Hashem your G-d has set the Land before you. Ascend! Take […]

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Rejoicing on Shabbat

May 14, 2013, by

And Hashem spoke unto Moshe, saying: Make for you two trumpets of silver; of beaten work shall you make them. And they shall be unto you for the calling of the congregation, and for causing the camps to set forward. (Sefer BeMidbar 10:1-2) 1. The silver trumpets of the Mishcan In Parshat Beha’alotecha Moshe is […]

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Lessons from the Nazir

May 10, 2013, by

And this is the law of the Nazirite, when the days of his Nazirite vow are fulfilled: He shall bring himself to the door of the Ohel Mo’ed. (Sefer BeMidbar 6:13) 1. The laws of the Nazir Parshat Naso describes the mitzvah of the Nazir – the Nazirite. The Nazir is a person who takes […]

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