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Mattos-Masei: Crumbling into Nothingness ~ Rabbi 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 grants a man the right to nullify the vows taken by his wife or young daughter. The legal mechanism by which he does this is called hafarat nedarim (“nullification of promises”). However, one who looks carefully in the Torah will notice that the act of cancelling a vow is sometimes yani/heini and sometime heifer. Do these two verbs … Continue reading Mattos-Masei: Crumbling into Nothingness ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

Pinchas: Of Heirs and Wills ~ Rabbi 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

When the Torah lays down the laws of inheritance (Num. 27:1-11), it uses two different words to convey the notion of bequeathal — nachala and yerusha. The difference between these two terms is not readily apparent, but as we have seen many times, the Hebrew language does not use synonyms just for the fun of it. There must … Continue reading Pinchas: Of Heirs and Wills ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

Chukas-Balak: A Cadre of Curses ~ Rabbi 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 Torah says, “A judge you shall not curse and a prince/king in your nation shall you not curse” (Ex. 22:27). This passage forbids cursing a judge or king because one might otherwise be tempted to do so if the judge or king does something against one’s own personal interests. In other words, if a … Continue reading Chukas-Balak: A Cadre of Curses ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

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