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Pinchas: The Ultimate Destination ~ Tzvi Abrahams

Parshas פִּינְחָס The Ultimate Destination שָׁלוֹם: peace שָׁלֵם: complete, whole מְשַׁלֵם: pay שׁלֹמֹה: Solomon יְרוּשָׁלַיִם: Yerushalayim לָכֵן אֱמֹר הִנְנִי נֹתֵן לוֹ אֶת בְּרִיתִי שָׁלוֹם Therefore say, “Behold, I am giving to him my covenant of peace.”  שָׁלוֹם: Peace If one is living life correctly and is full of life, then life is a continuous movement, … Continue reading Pinchas: The Ultimate Destination ~ Tzvi Abrahams

Balak: This Is the End, Beautiful Friend, the End ~ Tzvi Abrahams

Parshas בָּלָק This Is the End, Beautiful Friend, the End קֵץ: end מִקֵץ: the end קָצָה detestable שִׁקְצְה: goya/non-Jewish woman מוּקְצֶה: not to be moved on Shabbos שֶׁקֶץ: detestable שְׁקָצִים: detestable things קוֹץ: thorn, sharp end קַיִץ : summertime וַיָּקָץ מוֹאָב מִפְּנֵי בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל And Moav became disgusted because of the Children of Israel. קֵץ: … Continue reading Balak: This Is the End, Beautiful Friend, the End ~ Tzvi Abrahams

Chukat: The Kiss Of Death ~ Tzvi Abrahams

Parshas חֻקַּת The Kiss of Death שֹׁקֶה: irrigate, saturate, quench תְּשׁוּקָה: desire, longing מַשְׁקֶה: liquid, drink שׁוּק: market שׁוֹק: calf (part of body) נֶשֶׁק: weapon נְשִׁיקָה: kiss וַתָּמָת שָׁם מִרְיָם וַתִּקָּבֵר שָׁם And Miriam died there, and she was buried there. Rashi comments that she also died with a kiss from Hashem.  In Parshasמַסֵעי , … Continue reading Chukat: The Kiss Of Death ~ Tzvi Abrahams

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