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by Rabbi Eli Mansour

In the beginning of Parashat Vaera, G-d speaks to Moshe and commands him to convey to Beneh Yisrael His promises of redemption. The first promise is “Ve’hoseti Etchem Mi’tahat Siblot Misrayim,” which is commonly translated as read more »
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So the sorcerers said to Paroh, "It is the finger of HaShem," but Paroh's heart remained steadfast, and he did not hearken to them, as HaShem had spoken.

טו. וַיֹּאמְרוּ הַחַרְטֻמִּים אֶל פַּרְעֹה אֶצְבַּע אֱ־לֹהִים הִואוַיֶּחֱ read more »
by Rabbi Eli Mansour

The secrets to the prayer - kavanot, intentions and the how-tos you don't hear every day. How to pray in a way so you get an answer every time you pray. read more »
by Rabbi Joey Haber

Whether you went to wrong school, or made the wrong choice in your personal or professional life, and things happened. How to overcome the problems, how to move to the next phase of your life, simply how to move on? This and m read more »
And Moshe spoke to HASHEM saying, “The children of Israel haven’t accepted me, how will Pharaoh listen, when I am of blocked lips?” Shemos 6:12

HASHEM said to Moshe, “Go to Pharaoh and tell him to let my people go.” Moshe responded, “The Jew read more »
These divrei Torah were adapted from the hashkafa portion of Rabbi Yissocher Frand's Commuter Chavrusah Tapes on the weekly portion: Tape # 709, Kavod Malchus & Secular Kings. Good Shabbos!

Prayer Is THE Key To Invoking Divine Assistance

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The Curtain Parted


by R. L. Kremnizer
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"G-d spoke to Moshe and said to him, 'I am G-d.' " (6:2)

QUESTION: This is the second pasuk of the sixth chapter, and it
is a continuation of Hashem's response to Moshe for his sharp
criticism. Why does the first pasuk of the c read more »
Note: The Shabbos Torah Reading is divided into 7 sections. Each section is called an Aliya [literally: Go up] since for each Aliya, one person "goes up" to make a bracha [blessing] on the Torah Reading.

1st Aliya: The year is 2448 an read more »
Parshat HaShavua: Vaera by Rabbi Shimon Felix, WebYeshiva

The Nile River figures prominently in the Exodus story. Last week, we read how Moshe was placed in a small ark and put on the river in an attempt to save him from the Egyptians; it was fro read more »
by Rabbi Pinchas Winston

"They don't make them like they used to ..." was G-d's response to Moshe's complaint about increased slavery (see last week's parsha). "To Avraham, I only revealed myself as E"l Shadda"i, but you are talking to H read more »
by Rabbi Label Lam

And Moshe spoke before HASHEM saying, “They, the Children of Israel will not listen to me and how will Pharaoh listen to me and I am of uncircumcised lips. (Shemos 6:12)

Why does Moshe go backwards to the old excuse of th read more »
by Rabbi Zev Leff

"The Nile will swarm with frogs, and when they emerge, they will be in your palace, in your bedroom, and [even] in your bed. [They will also be in] the homes of your officials and people, even in your ovens and kneading read more »

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