Bereishit 18:1-10 (Robert Alter, trans) And the LORD appeared to him in the Terebinths of Mamre when he was sitting by the tent flap in the heat of the day. […]
Bereishit 12: 1-4 (Robert Alter trans.) And the LORD said to Abram, “Go forth from your land and your birthplace and your father’s house to the land I will show […]
Leviticus 23:42 In sukkot shall you reside seven days.
Sukkah 2a Rava said … For the entire seven days, emerge from the permanent residence in which you reside year round […]
Rabbi Michael Silbert September 9, 2017
Rabbi Ḥanina said: I have learned much from my teachers and even more from my friends, but from my students I have learned […]
Devarim 22:1-3 If you see your fellow’s ox or sheep gone astray, do not ignore it; you must take it back to your fellow. If your fellow does not live […]
Devarim 16:18 You shall appoint shoftim [judges] and shotrim for your tribes, in all the settlements that the LORD your God is giving you, and they shall govern the people […]
Devarim 11:26 See, this day I set before you blessing and curse.
Sforno Pay good attention so that you will not be like the nations of the world who relate […]
Devarim 8:3 (Alter) And He afflicted you and made you hunger and fed you the manna … in order to you know that not on bread alone does the human […]
Devarim 4: 27-30 The LORD will scatter you among the peoples, and only a scant few of you shall be left among the nations to which the LORD will drive […]
Rabbi Shlomo Wolbe Chazal tell us that although the people of that era studied Torah, performed mitzvos, and acted charitably, since they were guilty of sinas chinam [baseless or gratuitous […]