Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb

Person in the parsha: Elite by commitment

Person in the parsha: Elite by commitment

Is there an elite class in Judaism?, 03/06/2016 13:04
Anniversary, Birthday, Jubilee

Anniversary, Birthday, Jubilee

What does the word "Jubilee" itself mean?, 20/05/2016 17:20
The unburied corpse

The unburied corpse

A proper Jewish burial is the last “kindness of truth (hesed shel emet)” that one can perform for another., 17/05/2016 07:26
No exit: Aaron, Nadab and Abihu

No exit: Aaron, Nadab and Abihu

One of the secrets of authentic spirituality is in this reading., 28/04/2016 08:10
Do I really feel as though I was freed from Egypt?

Do I really feel as though I was freed from Egypt?

It is not easy to empathize with the plight of others, but it can happen., 21/04/2016 12:37
Person in the parsha: Pinkus the peddler

Person in the parsha: Pinkus the peddler

Pinkus peddled more than goods., 14/04/2016 19:49
Person  in the parsha: My earliest memory

Person in the parsha: My earliest memory

A Dvar Torah for Parashot Hachodesh and Tazria., 07/04/2016 11:04
The person in the parsha: "And Aaron was silent"

The person in the parsha: "And Aaron was silent"

Lessons from the sad narrative of our parsha, a narrative also shared by the parents of fallen IDF soldiers., 01/04/2016 18:03
The person in the parsha: Increasing gratitude

The person in the parsha: Increasing gratitude

Thankfulness is an emotion to share with others in a public celebration. , 25/03/2016 12:06
For Parshat Zachor: Purim in Hell

For Parshat Zachor: Purim in Hell

Purim in the Warsaw Ghetto. , 18/03/2016 00:21
A Special Spirituality

A Special Spirituality

Where is the spirituality in the technicalities of the Mishkan?, 09/03/2016 23:23
Person in the parsha: Three dimensions

Person in the parsha: Three dimensions

For Vayakhel and Shabbat Shekalim., 03/03/2016 09:48
Person in the parsha: The Hindu princess and the Golden Calf

Person in the parsha: The Hindu princess and the Golden Calf

Connecting the parsha with real life., 25/02/2016 08:58
Person in the parsha: Receiving is giving

Person in the parsha: Receiving is giving

Do we bless G-d?, 18/02/2016 10:39
Person in the parsha: My house, and His house

Person in the parsha: My house, and His house

This parsha tells of the very first house of worship for the Jewish people. Just one., 11/02/2016 10:45
Person in the Parsha: Truth be told

Person in the Parsha: Truth be told

How would you title the Midrash brought in this article?, 04/02/2016 12:30
The Person in the parsha: Simple belief, genuine belief

The Person in the parsha: Simple belief, genuine belief

A story for Shabbat Shira., 21/01/2016 11:22
The person in the parsha: "Let's talk it over"

The person in the parsha: "Let's talk it over"

Pharaoh was undoubtedly the most stubborn person in history., 15/01/2016 09:06
On the shoulders of giants

On the shoulders of giants

The person in the Torah reading for this week., 07/01/2016 10:47
The person in the parsha: Spiritual time management

The person in the parsha: Spiritual time management

On learning a crucial lesson for life., 31/12/2015 07:21
The person in the parasha: The yoke’s on us

The person in the parasha: The yoke’s on us

The similes in Jacob's blessings have levels of meaning., 24/12/2015 07:26
The person in the parsha: Wagons, calves and responsibility

The person in the parsha: Wagons, calves and responsibility

Joseph is put to the test., 10/12/2015 20:44
Man plans, G-d laughs

Man plans, G-d laughs

The Yiddish equivalent: "Mentsch tracht, Gutt lacht.", 03/12/2015 22:04
Jacob's Strategy: A Model for Jewish Leadership?

Jacob's Strategy: A Model for Jewish Leadership?

The stories of the Patriarchs are predictive., 26/11/2015 09:31
The person in the parsha: Tears

The person in the parsha: Tears

Shedding tears is a uniquely human behavior., 19/11/2015 10:25
The person in the parsha: Strength, patience, and hope

The person in the parsha: Strength, patience, and hope

Isaac stands out from the other biblical figures in his patient persistence., 12/11/2015 09:44
Better the servant than the student

Better the servant than the student

Thank you, Mildred!, 06/11/2015 08:53
Dystopia

Dystopia

What exactly did they Sodomites do to deserve such a malignant biblical review?, 30/10/2015 07:24
One day we will all be together

One day we will all be together

Reunion and separation., 22/10/2015 08:49
The Person in the Parsha: Filling in the Blanks

The Person in the Parsha: Filling in the Blanks

What was Abraham's greatest contribution to the world? Noach's?, 15/10/2015 06:11
The Person in the Parsha: Angelic Advice

The Person in the Parsha: Angelic Advice

Don't make important decisions without consulting others., 08/10/2015 17:48
Person in the Parsha for Haazinu: Repression of the Sublime

Person in the Parsha for Haazinu: Repression of the Sublime

"Remember the days of yore, understand the years of generation after generation." , 25/09/2015 08:45
Twice Born

Twice Born

What is teshuva?, 11/09/2015 06:00
Ki Tavo: Walls Have Ears

Ki Tavo: Walls Have Ears

If God knows all, how can you delude yourself into thinking that your secret misdeeds can go undetected?, 03/09/2015 09:56
Ki Tetze: Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers?

Ki Tetze: Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers?

The Torah has something to say about this children's jingle., 27/08/2015 08:05
Shoftim: Kohanim and Kings

Shoftim: Kohanim and Kings

What is legitimate government?, 20/08/2015 09:35
Re'eh and Rosh Chodesh Elul:"How’m I doing?"

Re'eh and Rosh Chodesh Elul:"How’m I doing?"

The place of constructive and corrective feedback in our lives., 14/08/2015 16:16
Ekev: Discipline and Suffering

Ekev: Discipline and Suffering

Torah from the Executive Vice President (emeritus) of the OU., 06/08/2015 07:10
Va'etchanan: Answering Unanswered Prayers

Va'etchanan: Answering Unanswered Prayers

Often, we are much the better for having certain prayers rebuffed., 30/07/2015 08:35
Stations in the Wilderness

Stations in the Wilderness

How many stations do we need to reach our own potential as human beings?, 16/07/2015 08:43
I Act, Therefore I Am

I Act, Therefore I Am

A tool is available to reverse feelings of violence that threaten to emerge in us, by acting kindly and compassionately., 09/07/2015 09:12
Doing it my Way

Doing it my Way

Ideally, we all should act out of perfect commitment. But human nature often insists that we do it our way., 02/07/2015 10:19
Chukat: Discovering our Mortality

Chukat: Discovering our Mortality

How older people face the death of their parents., 25/06/2015 09:14
Shlach: Appearances and Reality

Shlach: Appearances and Reality

Sometimes it is desirable and meritorious to feign a surface appearance, even if it totally contradicts one's internal convictions., 11/06/2015 09:48
Habit Power

Habit Power

Emulating King David., 07/05/2015 09:19
Emor: Introvert/Extrovert

Emor: Introvert/Extrovert

The person in the parsha., 30/04/2015 10:54
Shmini: The Stork and the Heron

Shmini: The Stork and the Heron

The parsha lists non kosher birds - and some of them symbolize character traits., 16/04/2015 07:10
Vayakhel-Pekudei: "Black Sabbath"

Vayakhel-Pekudei: "Black Sabbath"

Weekly column from the Executive Vice President (Emeritus) of the Orthodox Union': The Person in the Parsha.' , 12/03/2015 07:43
The Masked Man: Purim and this Week's Torah Reading

The Masked Man: Purim and this Week's Torah Reading

For many of us the masquerades of Purim are worn all year. Not Moses., 26/02/2015 06:27
Spiritual Slavery

Spiritual Slavery

We all begin to worship the Almighty as slaves. And as slaves, we prepare ourselves for the next step, to worship G-d as His children, not as slaves., 04/11/2010 20:34
Walking with G-d or Before Him

Walking with G-d or Before Him

Another look at Abraham and Noah with a powerful lesson for educators., 14/10/2010 13:52
Naso: Sanctity and Sanctimony

Naso: Sanctity and Sanctimony

One who is truly holy is not "holier than thou.", 20/05/2010 13:50
You Too Can Be a Levite

You Too Can Be a Levite

There are ascribed roles and chosen roles in Judaism. Maimonides has an innovative idea about the Levite role., 04/05/2010 11:26
Vayigash: The Empty Chair

Vayigash: The Empty Chair

A good family does not forget its absent members., 24/12/2009 23:21
Miketz: On Wisdom & the Menorah

Miketz: On Wisdom & the Menorah

We encounter the first man to be known as wise., 17/12/2009 23:52