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Jewish Holidays

VaYigdal Moshe on Tisha b’Av

August 10, 2016, by

Seichel and Beis Ha’Mikdash Chazal say that someone who has deiah it is as if the Beis Ha’Mikdash was rebuilt in his days (Sanhedrin 92a). How are we to understand this? Why is having deiah likened to the Beis Ha’Mikdash? We find a similarly emphatic statement in Nedarim 41a: one who has deiah has everything […]

Are We Teaching Yiras Shamayim?

August 8, 2016, by

For what sin was the land lost? This question was asked to the wise men and to the prophets. No one could answer until HASHEM Himself said, ̒Because they left My Torah.’. Rav Yehudah said in the name of Rav, ̒because they didn’t make the blessings before they studied.’” – Nedarim 81a The Ran explains […]

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