A Compilation of Torah Insights in Question & Answer Format
By Moshe Bogomilsky
A compilation of selected Torah insights, though-proviking ideas, homilies and explanations of Torah passages. The question and answer format of the Vedibarta Bam series makes it ideal for both students and teachers.
You shall take for yourselves on the first day the fruit of a citron tree, the branches of date palms, twigs of myrtles and brook willows (Leviticus 23:40). "And you shall take": We learn that in order for one to fulfill the Mitzvah one has to take the fo...
"This you may eat from everything that is in the water, everything that has fins and scales... those you may eat" (Leviticus 11:9). The Talmud (Niddah 51b) says that a fish that has scales also has fins and there is no need to examine for them. However, t...
She wanted to convert, but when the rabbi informed her of the requirements and also mentioned immersion in a mikvah, she balked. She was ready to do everything except for the mikvah ritual, which she found difficult to comprehend . . .
“In the human being,” explained Rabbi Schneur Zalman, “there are ‘rich’ organs, such as the mind and heart, and ‘poor’ organs, like the stomach. I refuse to remain in a city where they torture the poor!”