Some people are afraid of Shemitta sanctity in the kitchen. But we must remember that it is a great privilege to eat Shemitta produce after thousands of years of exile, when our ancestors could only dream of doing so. We will now learn the rules of dealing with Shemitta produce, and see that it is not complicated.
Serving for 33 years as Rabbi of Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood, New Jersey, Rabbi Shmuel Goldin grew the congregation from 350 families to nearly 800 families, making Ahavath Torah one of the largest Orthodox congregations in America.
PARASHAT CHUKAT: Why was Moshe punished with exclusion from entry to the Land of Israel after the incident at the Rock?
PARASHAT KORACH: Why what Korach displayed was abhorrent and how we should learn from him to improve our own lives.
Max was a “Chayal Boded – a Lone Soldier.” He had no blood relatives in Israel, but soon discovered that “family” may be defined by more than biology.
PARASHAT SHLACH LECHA: Is the glass half empty or half full? What was the problem with the report of the Ten Spies?
PARASHAT SHLACH LECHA: Why did the Jews seemingly doubt that God could bring them to the Land of Israel? Hasn’t He just brought them out of slavery with miracle upon miracle?
Mizrachi marks 120 years of the passing of the founder of the concept of “Mizrachi” – Rabbi Shmuel Mohilever
PARASHAT NASO: The connection between the priestly blessings and the clashes on the Gaza border
SHAVUOT: Why is the date surrounding the giving of the Torah seemingly shrouded in such mystery?