Bamidbar – Raise Your Flag

What is the concept of the flags and the encampment of the tribes in the wilderness? What does it mean that their encampment corresponds to the Heavenly Angels who surround Hashem’s throne? Why did the Jewish people desire to have flags when they saw the angels surrounding Hashem’s throne also had flags at the revelation…

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Vayechi – Blessings and Prayers

What is the general concept of a blessing? Why do I need to go to a tzaddik to get a bracha? What does a bracha do for me more than I already have, and why can’t I access it myself? When Yaakov gives the brachos, is he just stating a fact as to the nature…

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