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Behaaloscha – Earning the Free Gift

Why does Hashem ask us to light the Menorah – does He need our light? What is the significance of Aharon’s fear of unworthiness in serving Hashem? Why did Moshe tell him ‘this is why you were chosen?’ If we were given free choice in order to choose the good and earn a relationship with…

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Vaeschanan – Resonating with Truth

Why does Moshe preface his request to enter Israel by appointing Yehoshua to lead the Jewish people into Israel? Why does Moshe form his prayer as a “תחינה” – a supplication asking for a free gift? What is the difference between the experience of spirituality outside of Israel as opposed to the experience inside of…

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