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Mishpatim: Forever & Ever ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

Reuven Chaim Klein

Founding Editor at Veromemanu
Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein is a known scholar, respected author, and long-time member of the Kollel of Yeshivas Mir in Jerusalem. Reuven Chaim lives with his family in Beitar Illit, Israel.
Reuven Chaims' articles also appear weekly on ohr.edu and on https://ohr.edu/this_week/whats_in_a_word/ and in the Jewish Press.

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Reuven Chaim Klein

The Torah (Ex. 21:6) teaches that if a Hebrew bondsman opts to continue with his master after his initial seven-year indenture, then “his master should pierce his (the slave’s) ear with an awl and he will be his slave forever (le’olam).” In general, the term le’olam means “forever”. However, in this case Rashi explains that le’olam is limited to … Continue reading Mishpatim: Forever & Ever ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

Yisro: God’s Best Friend ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

Reuven Chaim Klein

Founding Editor at Veromemanu
Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein is a known scholar, respected author, and long-time member of the Kollel of Yeshivas Mir in Jerusalem. Reuven Chaim lives with his family in Beitar Illit, Israel.
Reuven Chaims' articles also appear weekly on ohr.edu and on https://ohr.edu/this_week/whats_in_a_word/ and in the Jewish Press.

To partner with Veromemanu consider a secure donation at: https://bit.ly/2QrDWRd
Reuven Chaim Klein

The Midrash tells us that Moshe's father-in-law Yitro (Jethro) had seven different names by which he is called in the Bible: Yitro, Yeter, Reuel, Chovav, Keini, Putiel, and Chever. The Midrash explains how each of these appellations applies to Yitro, but for the purposes of our discussion we will focus only on two names. Yitro … Continue reading Yisro: God’s Best Friend ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

Bishalach/Tu B’Shvat: Tree Words ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

Reuven Chaim Klein

Founding Editor at Veromemanu
Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein is a known scholar, respected author, and long-time member of the Kollel of Yeshivas Mir in Jerusalem. Reuven Chaim lives with his family in Beitar Illit, Israel.
Reuven Chaims' articles also appear weekly on ohr.edu and on https://ohr.edu/this_week/whats_in_a_word/ and in the Jewish Press.

To partner with Veromemanu consider a secure donation at: https://bit.ly/2QrDWRd
Reuven Chaim Klein

This upcoming week is a little-known holiday called Tu B’Shevat (the 15th of the month of Shevat). The Mishna (Rosh Hashanah 1:1) says that Tu B’Shevat is the Rosh Hashanah (New Year) for Trees. This means that Tu B’Shevat is the halachic cut-off date for delineating between one year’s fruits and the next. In honor of … Continue reading Bishalach/Tu B’Shvat: Tree Words ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

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