5 Rashis You Don’t Want to Miss This Week: Beshalach

by Ayala and Alita Text from 1) Perek 14 Pasuk 6: 6. So he [Pharaoh] harnessed his chariot, and took his people with him. ו. וַיֶּאְסֹר אֶת רִכְבּוֹ וְאֶת עַמּוֹ לָקַח עִמּוֹ: So he [Pharaoh] harnessed his chariot: He [did so] personally. — [from Mechilta] ויאסר את רכבו: הוא בעצמו: Ayala: This parallels the […]

5 Rashis You Don’t Want To Miss This Week: Bo

by Alita and Ayala Text from 1) Perek 10 Pasuk 10: 10. So he [Pharaoh] said to them, “So may the Lord be with you, just as I will let you and your young children out. See that evil is before your faces. י. וַיֹּאמֶר אֲלֵהֶם יְהִי כֵן יְהֹוָה עִמָּכֶם כַּאֲשֶׁר אֲשַׁלַּח אֶתְכֶם וְאֶת […]

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5 Rashis You Don’t Want To Miss This Week: Vayigash

by Alita and Ayala Text from 1) Perek 44 Pasuk 32: 32. For your servant assumed responsibility for the boy from my father, saying, ‘If I do not bring him to you, I will have sinned against my father forever.’ לב. כִּי עַבְדְּךָ עָרַב אֶת הַנַּעַר מֵעִם אָבִי לֵאמֹר אִם לֹא אֲבִיאֶנּוּ אֵלֶיךָ וְחָטָאתִי […]

Can’t Believe it’s Not Mezonot!

It seems recently as if everyone is following the recent gluten-free diet trend. As Jews, we all know what gluten free is from Pesach. Some religious Jews are reminded of this time of year when they hear about gluten-free food, while others simply think it is an undesirable diet. This video gives a new perspective on this. Besides for (mostly) being Kosher for Passover, a gluten-free diet allows one to have a full meal without needing to wash and bench. It also allows one to eat outside of the sukka during the holiday of Sukkot. In this video you can explore halachic facts of a gluten free diet while watching fellow Yeshiva University students eat and react to gluten free food. Enjoy!

5 Rashis You Don’t Want To Miss This Week: Toledot

by Alita and Ayala Text from 1) Perek 25 Pasuk 21: 21. And Isaac prayed to the Lord opposite his wife because she was barren, and the Lord accepted his prayer, and Rebecca his wife conceived. כא. וַיֶּעְתַּר יִצְחָק לַיהֹוָה לְנֹכַח אִשְׁתּוֹ כִּי עֲקָרָה הִוא וַיֵּעָתֶר לוֹ יְהֹוָה וַתַּהַר רִבְקָה אִשְׁתּוֹ: accepted his prayer: […]