Parshat HaShavua

Parshat HaShavua From Rabbis at Hesder Yeshivot

We are pleased to announce a new initiative: Each week, we will translate and feature a d’var Torah from a different Rosh Yeshiva of a Dati L’umi Yeshivat Hesder in Israel. Our goal is – until we get there ourselves – to bring Torat Yisrael closer to America. 

Parshat Tzav: “Chizkiyahu’s Pesach” by Rav Ehud Zand

Parshat Tzav: “Chizkiyahu’s Pesach” by Rav Ehud Zand

The Mishna in Perek Dalad of Psachim states about Chizkiyahu making Pesach in Iyar “lo hodu lo.” Why do the Sages apprehend Chizkiyahu for making a Korbon Pesach? Let us look at the details and the context of the event. Chizkiyahu’s father was Achaz, a king who closed...

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Parshat Yitro by Rav Yehoshua Mordechai Schmidt

Parshat Yitro by Rav Yehoshua Mordechai Schmidt

This Shabbat we are going to read and accept the Torah. Hakadosh Baruch Hu leads the Jews out of Egypt, but before He gives them the Torah, He gives them chizuk, telling them, “You will be for Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.” What does this mean? Why does...

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