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Chukas-Balak: A Cadre of Curses ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

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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 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

Chukat: The Kiss Of Death ~ Tzvi Abrahams

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Rabbi Tzvi Abrahams was raised in The United Kingdom, and emigrated to Israel where he received his Rabbinical ordination. He recently published the book Root Connections In The Torah, and lectures on the beautiful connections of Biblical Hebrew root words. Tzvi lives in Zichron Yaakov, Israel with his wife, children and their friendly dog.

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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

Chukas: Afraid of Fright or Ready to Fight? ~ 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

Afraid of Fright or Ready to Fight The social sciences like psychology and sociology seek to quantify man’s reactions to various types of hostile situations and systemize a way of pre-determining such responses. These efforts have brought about such ideas as Game Theory and other theoretical ways of measuring dangerous situations and man’s reactions. As … Continue reading Chukas: Afraid of Fright or Ready to Fight? ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

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