Rabbi BenZion Shafier

The Shmuz on Ki Tisa: For love of money

Understanding why the Misilat Yesharim calls wealth one of the great tests of man., 3/16/2017, 10:38 AM

The Shmuz on Mishpatim

The effect of an action., 2/22/2017, 9:45 PM

The greatness of our Patriarchs and Matriarchs

Guiding lights., 11/28/2016, 10:26 AM

The Shmuz for Vayera

The prison cell of laziness almost destroyed Lot., 11/20/2016, 12:37 AM

The Shmuz: Not the America I grew up in

The weekly Shmuz for Lech Lecha is after the viral America video and is titled Gedolim were human., 11/11/2016, 6:41 AM

The extent of Hashem’s mercy

The Schmuz for Shabbat Shuva., 10/6/2016, 12:46 PM

The shmuz on Ki Tavo

Powerful forces of growth., 9/21/2016, 6:51 PM

The Power of the Spoken Word

, 6/16/2014, 1:44 AM

Everybody is Doing It

Peer pressure isn’t something that only impacts the world of the teenager. It affects everyone., 5/8/2014, 8:49 AM

The Shmuz on the Parsha

The Torah’s system of Self Perfection., 5/2/2014, 8:22 AM

The Shmuz on the Parsha: Achrei Mot

Systems of human perfection., 4/10/2014, 7:44 AM

The Shmuz on Ki Tisa

For the love of money..., 2/28/2013, 2:01 PM

The Shmuz on MIshpatim: Action and Effects

Learn about the effect of an action., 2/7/2013, 6:20 PM

The Shmuz on Toldot: Esau's Manners

Isaac could tell that it wasn't Esau bringing him food as soon as he heard the manner in which he spoke., 11/15/2012, 1:42 PM

Vayigash: Locking in the Moment

The highs and lows of our lives are emotional peak moments that can become part of ourselves., 12/30/2011, 1:16 AM

The Shmuz on Ki Tetsei (+video)

I would be the first to thank G-d, if…, 9/8/2011, 1:41 PM

The Shmuz on Mattot

If a woman made a neder and her husband annulled it, there is nothing binding upon her. What does she need forgiveness for? , 7/22/2011, 2:07 AM

The Schmuz on Korach

What was so bad about Korach's questions to Moshe?, 6/23/2011, 10:51 PM