10/26/2018

Parshas Vayeira Inspiration by Malkie Peiser

BS”D As we enter this week’s Parsha, Vayeira, Hashem sends three angles to visit Avraham.  Despite his frailness he still does what he always would do – welcome guests; but these guests aren’t just here […]
08/03/2018

Parshat Eikev: Keeping Outside Influences Out

BS”D Dedicated bizchus Mordechai Yehoshua ben Menucha Rochel, for Siyata Dishmaya and a Yeshuah. ******************** In the first segment of this week’s Torah portion, Moshe reassures the Jewish People that G-d will deliver the Canaanite […]
06/29/2018

Parshat Balak: Road Block or Mental Block?

BS”D This parsha post is dedicated in merit of Rena Daniella bas Basha Leah, Chavie bas Yael, and Hadas bas Dalia, all for a safe, healthy and blessed pregnancies and births. ********************************************************* Empowered by Hashem’s blessing […]
06/15/2018

Parshas Korach: Be the Best JEW You Can Be; Be the Best YOU You Can Be! – A Shlichus Essential

BS”D Dedicated l’ilui nishmas and to the everlasting legacy of the Rebbe – Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson – of righteous memory. *************************************** A little backstory..: Among the general world – the Jewish People, also imperfect mortals included – there […]
05/11/2018

Parshat Behar-Bechukotai: Patterns of Fear

BS”D This parsha post is dedicated  as a zechus for a refuah sheleima for Baruch Shmuel ben Chana, and l’ilui nishmas Dovid Tzvi Hersch ben Rochel. This week’s double-portion of Behar-Bechukotai is a lengthy one.  […]
04/19/2018

Parshat Tazria-Metzora: A Cure-ious Bouquet

BS”D I dedicate this parsha post l’ilui nishmas Zalman ben Golda, taken too soon, but who lives on through his undeniable legacy of having inspired all those whom he encountered to greater simcha (joy), throughout his short life […]
03/27/2018

The March from Mitzrayim to Eretz Yisrael by Malkie Peiser

BS”D Little Moshe in the basket floating in the Nile                                     Grew up in the palace as Batya’s adopted child Was chosen to be the leader among the Jews It’s been a long journey through […]
03/23/2018

Parshat Tzav: Wonder Bread

BS”D I dedicate this parsha-post as a zechus for a refuah sheleima for Shaina bas Chaya Mushka. *************************************** In this week’s sidra of Tzav, the inauguration-rituals of Aharon and his sons as Kohanim begin, and […]
03/16/2018

Parshat Vayikra: Of Sacrifices and Secrets of the Heart

BS”D I would like to dedicate this parsha post l’ilui nishmas Rashi Minkowicz, Rashi bas Sara who was taken too soon; an Aishes Chayil and outstanding, devoted shlucha, who touched innumerable lives, ignited Jewish sparks, and […]
02/16/2018

Parshat Terumah: For the Love of G-d

BS”D I dedicate this parsha post l’ilui nishmas all those who were murdered in the attack on the Douglas High School in Florida, and as a zechus for salvation, healing, strength and comfort for their […]
01/04/2018

Parshat Shemos: Home Sweet Home

BS”D I dedicate these divrei Torah b’zechut Yitzchak Levi haCohen ben Chana, for a blessed and speedy refuah sheleima. ********************************************** Last Tuesday, I had the good fortune of being able to participate in a little […]
11/22/2017

Parshat Toldos Reflection: First Come, First Served?

BS”D I dedicate this parsha post as a zechus for a refuah sheleima for Devora Rudya bas Fraida Gila. ************************** The following is a Chiddush of my own, that I discovered last Erev Shabbos. ************************** […]
11/10/2017

Parshat Chayei Sarah: It’s the Little Things that Count

BS”D Gut Erev Shabbos to all dear readers! I dedicate this parsha post as a zechus for a blessed and speedy refuah sheleimah for Rochel bas Daniella Dshoar and Elisheva Yehudis bas Yael Devora.  May […]
11/03/2017

Parshat Vayeira: Giving Room to Run… and Grow

BS”D Good Shabbos to everyone! I dedicate these divrei Torah as a zechus for a blessed and speedy Refuah Sheleima for Rochel bas Daniella Dshoar. *************************************** In the closing of last week’s parsha of Lech […]
10/27/2017

Parshat Lech Lecha: Tied to the Prize

BS”D Good Shabbos to all dear readers! I dedicate this parsha post as a zechus for a refuah sheleimah for Reb Yehoshua Refael HaLevi ben Yocheved. *********************************** Let’s open up to Chamishi, the fifth Aliyah […]
10/10/2017

Parshas Vezos Haberacha Song

BS”D TTO: ופרצת The Torah is forever our legacy, It’s Mitzvos we will follow happily, At Sinai, it we did embrace, Torah, we’ll never forsake. Hashem, our Holy King, When we’re united, gives us blessing, Moshe, […]
09/15/2017

Parshat Nitzavim-Vayelech: Signs of Life

BS”D Good (erev) Shabbos to everyone! I dedicate this parsha-post as a Refuah Sheleimah for Nasanel ben Chaya Rochel, a baby who just underwent open heart surgery.  In your Shabbos tefillos, please pray for him, […]
09/01/2017

Parshat Ki Teitzei: Don’t Take Ad-Vintage

BS”D Good erev Shabbos everyone! I dedicate this parsha-post as a zechus for yeshua, brachos, and Siyata di’Shmaya for all the Jewish communities of Houston. ***************************** A tremendous amount of mitzvos given over in the […]
08/25/2017

Parshat Shoftim: “King Me!”

BS”D Good Shabbos!  This parsha-post is dedicated as a refuah sheleimah for Mubarka Hussein. ********************************** We are very fortunate to have leaders.  In fact, they are vital.  Quoting Hillel haZakein (Hillel the Elder) in Pirkei […]
07/14/2017

Parshas Pinchas Song by Chaya Mushka Kievman

BS”D To the tune of: Al Tira Pinchas got rewarded, for stopping the plague and making a Kiddush Hashem. Hashem was showing that his zealous act was the right thing to do then. Because the Yidden […]