Ha’azinu – What’s my purpose in life?

Ha’azinu – What’s my purpose in life?

We all struggle to know what is my purpose in life is. This week’s Parasha is telling us that the two witnesses Moshe Rabenu used, the heavens and the earth are teaching us that purpose Duration of class: 1:06:00               http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/343803634-rabbialonanava-parashat-haazinu-whats-my-purpose-in-life.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

September 18, 2017 at 5:57 AM 0 comments

Some Things Can’t Wait

Some Things Can’t Wait

“…And g-d spoke to Moshe on that very day, saying. ascend this mount Avarim [to] mount Nevo…” –  (Devarim 32:48-49) וַיְדַבֵּר ה’ אֶל משֶׁה בְּעֶצֶם הַיּוֹם הַזֶּה לֵאמֹר: עֲלֵה אֶל הַר הָעֲבָרִים הַזֶּה הַר נְבו.ֹ.. – דברים לב, מח-מט Rashi notes that in three places the Torah employs the phrase, בְּעֶצֶם הַיּוֹם הַזֶּה, which literally means, “at the strength of this […]

September 18, 2017 at 1:24 AM 0 comments

Humble As Ever

Humble As Ever

“…And Moshe came and spoke all the words of this song in the ears of the people, he, and hoshea son of nun…” – Devarim 32:44     ויבא משה וידבר את כל דברי השירה הזאת באזני העם הוא והושע בן נון – דברים לב, מד The Torah recounts the first time that Moshe and Yehoshua jointly addressed Bnei Yisrael: “And Moshe came […]

October 13, 2016 at 1:05 AM 0 comments

Finding Faith

Finding Faith

“…He found them in a desert land…” –  Devarim 32:10 ימצאהו בארץ מדבר – דברים לב, י Rashi explains this verse as praise of the Jewish people: “G-d found them faithful to Him in a desert land, for they accepted His Torah, His sovereignty and His yoke upon themselves.” Why does the Torah refer to the Jewish people’s faith as something […]

October 11, 2016 at 2:11 PM 0 comments

Close to the Heavens

Close to the Heavens

“…Listen, o heavens, and i will speak; and let the earth hear the words of my mouth…” – Devarim 32:1     האזינו השמים ואדברה ותשמע הארץ אמרי פי – דברים לב, א The Sifri observes that when Moshe addressed the heavens, he said הַאֲזִינוּ, which means, “listen,” whereas when he addressed the earth, he said וְתִשְׁמַע, which means, “hear.” The […]

October 10, 2016 at 9:06 AM 0 comments

Angels at Risk – Parashat Ha’azinu

Angels at Risk – Parashat Ha’azinu

“…..As an eagle awakens its nest, hovering over it’s fledglings, it spreads it’s wings when taking them and carrying them on it’s wings…” – Devorim 32:11 ״…. כנשר יעיר קנו על גוזליו ירחף יפרש כנפיו יקחהו ישאהו על אברתו…״ – דברים לב, יא Angels are spiritual beings, invulnerable to physical harm by arrows and stones. How then can an angel […]

September 24, 2015 at 2:24 PM 0 comments