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A Message from Rabbi Gidon Goldberg, Head of School (6/2/23)Submitted by Rabbi Gidon Goldberg on Thu, 06/01/2023 - 7:42am
Parsha Noso ends with the various gifts offered by the נשיאים honoring the dedication of the Mishkon. The Torah tells us the exact offering of every single נשיא - even though each נשיא brought exactly the same offering! Our children are taught from a very young age that there is no repetition in the Torah...
A Message from Rabbi Gidon Goldberg, Head of School (5/25/23)Submitted by Rabbi Gidon Goldberg on Wed, 05/24/2023 - 8:31am
The upcoming Yom Tov of Shavuos commemorates מעמד הר סיני. The פסוק mentions that at that time, וכל העם רואים את הקולות, the people saw the sound of thunder. Rashi comments that at the time of מתן תורה the people “saw that which was audible, which is impossible to see elsewhere.” Why did Hashem perform this seemingly...
A Message from Rabbi Gidon Goldberg, Head of School (5/19/23)Submitted by Rabbi Gidon Goldberg on Fri, 05/19/2023 - 7:27am
Bnei Yisroel were counted from age twenty and over, while Bnei Levi were counted from age one month and upward. The Midrash tells us in this week's parsha that Moshe asked Hashem, “How can I enter their tents to determine the number of babies in each family?”
Hashem responded, “You do your share, and I will do Mine...