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Place ans parasha: Parashat Lech lecha

The change of Avraham’s name represents a change in his status. He becomes the father of all converts, which enables...

Yoel Yaakobi/ Translated by Shoshan Levy

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Place and Parasha: Parashat Vayera

Hashem notifies Avraham that He will overturn Sodom. The reasons for sharing this with him mentioned in the Torah and in...

Yoel Yaakobi/ Translated by Shoshan Levy

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Place and Parasha: Parashat Nitzavim

The first day of Nissan and the first day of Tishrei represent two directions in Judaism: one of Divine rectification...

Yoel Yaakovi/ Translated by Shoshan Levi

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Shemitat Kesafim and Pruzbul

Shemitat kesafim is in force today as a rabbinical ordinance in Israel and abroad.

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A True Lottery: Parashat Pinchas

Yehoshua’s answer to Achan teaches us something about the essence of the lottery system and quite a lot about proper...

Yoel Yaakobi

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Glatt Kosher Bacon : Parshat Va’etchanan

Believing in a partial truth can become a substitute for a bond with the Great Truth—Hashem. To fortify the Jewish...

Yoel Ya'akobi