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Moshe Burt

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Who performed Bris Milah on Moshe’s son?

Can there possibly be anyone who says that a woman is not fit to perform circumcision if the Torah describes Zipporah doing so?

Who performed Bris Milah on Moshe’s son?

Preserving their Mesorah — A challenge faced by Olim and their offspring

Rivka emerges as the more perceptive parent in this parsha. There is more to this than it seems.

Preserving the Mesorah, a challenge for Olim and their offspring

Why did Hashem reveal his intent to destroy Sodom and Amora to Abraham?

In our generations there seems no one known to us who fits the criteria of an Avraham, a Moshe, a Shmuel to whom God would reveal his plans.

Why did Hashem reveal his intent to destroy Sodom to Abraham?

Abraham - the paradigm for all Jewry

"How many individuals across the face of history have made a real difference simply because they were willing and able to finish the task?"

Abraham - the paradigm for all Jewry

The season of our gladness

The Manchester Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbi Yehudah Zev Segal and the Shem Mishmuel, Rebbe of Sochaczev (both zts"l) on Sukkot and joy.

The season of our gladness

Ki Teitsei: Collective Kindness, Unity

Ki Teitsei: Collective Kindness, Unity

Eikev: The Heel of One's Foot

Eikev: The Heel of One's Foot

What Characterized Pinchas?

What Characterized Pinchas?

Behar (Israel): Who Really Loves the Land?

Behar (Israel): Who Really Loves the Land?

The High Priest's Clothing as a Paradigm

The High Priest's Clothing as a Paradigm

Giving our Heart's Desire

Giving our Heart's Desire

Yitro's True Motivation

Yitro's True Motivation

Moshe's Paradigm of Unity and Empathy

Moshe's Paradigm of Unity and Empathy

Brit Milah and Korban Pesach

Brit Milah and Korban Pesach

False Perceptions Vs Hashem’s Will - Then and Now?

False Perceptions Vs Hashem’s Will - Then and Now?

Contrasting Avraham, Sodom, and Israel in 5772

Contrasting Avraham, Sodom, and Israel in 5772

Zealots, Unity, and the Galbanum in the Incense

Zealots, Unity, and the Galbanum in the Incense

Cities of Refuge, Cities of Hope

Cities of Refuge, Cities of Hope

The Pain of Not Possessing All of Eretz Yisrael

The Pain of Not Possessing All of Eretz Yisrael

Why did Rabbi Amnon Weaken?

Why did Rabbi Amnon Weaken?

Ki Tavo: Thoughtful Mitzvot

Ki Tavo: Thoughtful Mitzvot

Dayenu 5770

Dayenu 5770

Vayishlach: Spiritual Honesty

Vayishlach: Spiritual Honesty

<I>Vayigash</i>: Learning the Lesson of Unity

<I>Vayigash</i>: Learning the Lesson of Unity

<I>Ki Tetzei</I>: Care, Kindness and Responsibility

<I>Ki Tetzei</I>: Care, Kindness and Responsibility

<I>Mishpatim</i>: Honesty, Principle and Unity

<I>Mishpatim</i>: Honesty, Principle and Unity

<I>Vayera</I>: Today's Lessons of Sodom

 <I>Vayera</I>: Today's Lessons of Sodom

Parsha Yithro 5766: Awaiting Just Law, Enforcement and Justice

 Parsha Yithro 5766: Awaiting Just Law, Enforcement and Justice

<i>Nitzavim</i>: Pollard and Our Gush Katif Brethren

<i>Nitzavim</i>: Pollard and Our Gush Katif Brethren

<I>Chukat</I>: Sin, Rectification, Unity and Rachel <I>Imeinu</I>

 <I>Chukat</I>: Sin, Rectification, Unity and Rachel <I>Imeinu</I>

Purim, <I>Tzav Shemoneh</I> and a <I>Sefer Torah</I>

 Purim, <I>Tzav Shemoneh</I> and a <I>Sefer Torah</I>

Tu B'Shevat: Renewal and New Life in Eretz Yisrael

 Tu B'Shevat: Renewal and New Life in Eretz Yisrael

But What If...

But What If...

Beware of the "Monkey on Your Back"

 Beware of the "Monkey on Your Back"

<I>Shoftim</I>: Justice and <I>Yad Hashem</I>

 <I>Shoftim</I>: Justice and <I>Yad Hashem</I>

<I>Eikev</I>: The Trickle-Up Effect

 <I>Eikev</I>: The Trickle-Up Effect

<I>Balak</I>: "How Goodly Are Your Tents"

 <I>Balak</I>: "How Goodly Are Your Tents"

<I>Shemittah</I> and Gush Katif

 <I>Shemittah</I> and Gush Katif

A Kohen's Bracha

 A Kohen's Bracha

<i>T'ruma</i> and Its Relevancy Today

 <i>T'ruma</i> and Its Relevancy Today