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Jewish Holidays

VaYigdal Moshe on Purim

May 3, 2018, by

זכור את אשר עשה לך עמלק כה:יז Numerous times, the word machar (tomorrow) is mentioned in the context of mechiyas Amaleik (wiping out Amaleik). In parshas Beshalach – the very first time there is a confrontation with Amaleik – Moshe says to Yehoshua, “v’tzei hilacheim ba’Amaleik machar anochi nitzav al rosh ha’givah, go out and […]

The Ultimate V’nahapoch Hu

March 4, 2018, by

Why were the 10 sons of Haman hanged – is there any indication in the Megillah itself? An answer from Rav Yehonatan Eibushitz in the Yaarot Devash. Shiur provided courtesy of Torah Anytime

Charvona is Eliyahu

February 27, 2018, by

According to Chazal, Charvona is Eliyahu which is why we say חרבונה זכור לטוב, as the Gemara always appends to Eliyahu’s name. What does the phrase זכור לטוב mean? (It doesn’t mean זכרונו לברכה since Eliyahu didn’t die).