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Rabbi Eytan Yehudah Dzikowski
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How many firmaments were created?
וַיַּ֥רְא ה' וַיִּנְאָ֑ץ מִכַּ֥עַס בָּנָ֖יו וּבְנֹתָֽיו׃
The LORD saw and was vexed And spurned His sons and His daughters.
It is generally accepted that there are seven firmaments, named as follows:
Vilon (the b...
September 20, 2018
Why did the verse specify both genders?
As a general rule, the word “banav/His sons” refers to “His children” and inclu...
September 18, 2018
What special characteristic does the Holy Land’s produce have?
יַרְכִּבֵ֙הוּ֙ עַל־במותי [בָּ֣מֳתֵי] אָ֔רֶץ וַיֹּאכַ֖ל תְּנוּבֹ֣ת שָׂדָ֑י וַיֵּנִקֵ֤הֽוּ דְבַשׁ֙ מִסֶּ֔לַע וְשֶׁ֖מֶן מֵחַלְמִ֥ישׁ צֽוּר
He set him atop the highlands, To feast on...
September 17, 2018
What country is higher than all other lands?
He set him atop the highlands, To feast on the yield of the e...
September 16, 2018
How does God schedule his day?
הַצּוּר֙ תָּמִ֣ים פָּעֳל֔וֹ כִּ֥י כָל־דְּרָכָ֖יו מִשְׁפָּ֑ט אֵ֤-ל אֱמוּנָה֙ וְאֵ֣ין עָ֔וֶל צַדִּ֥יק וְיָשָׁ֖ר הֽוּא׃
The Rock! His deeds are perfect, Yea, all His ways are just; A faithful God, never false, True...
September 14, 2018
How many people attended Hakhel?
בְּב֣וֹא כָל־יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל לֵרָאוֹת֙ אֶת־פְּנֵי֙ ה' אֱלֹהֶ֔יךָ בַּמָּק֖וֹם אֲשֶׁ֣ר יִבְחָ֑ר תִּקְרָ֞א אֶת־הַתּוֹרָ֥ה הַזֹּ֛את נֶ֥גֶד כָּל־יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל בְּאָזְנֵיהֶֽם׃
When all Israel comes to appear before the LO...
September 13, 2018
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What was the most profitable business during Chol Hamoed Sukkot?
וַיְצַ֥ו מֹשֶׁ֖ה אוֹתָ֣ם לֵאמֹ֑ר מִקֵּ֣ץ ׀ שֶׁ֣בַע שָׁנִ֗ים בְּמֹעֵ֛ד שְׁנַ֥ת הַשְּׁמִטָּ֖ה בְּחַ֥ג הַסֻּכּֽוֹת
And Moses instructed them...
September 12, 2018
What monumental feat did Moshe miraculously accomplish on the day of his death?
וַיִּכְתֹּ֣ב מֹשֶׁה֮ אֶת־הַתּוֹרָ֣ה הַזֹּאת֒ וַֽיִּתְּנָ֗הּ אֶל־הַכֹּהֲנִים֙ בְּנֵ֣י לֵוִ֔י הַנֹּ֣שְׂאִ֔ים אֶת־אֲר֖וֹן בְּ...
September 9, 2018
Who hid Moshe’s trumpets on that day?
וַיֵּ֖לֶךְ מֹשֶׁ֑ה וַיְדַבֵּ֛ר אֶת־הַדְּבָרִ֥ים הָאֵ֖לֶּה אֶל־כָּל־יִשְׂרָאֵֽל
Moses went and spoke these things to all Israel.
Every time Moshe wanted to gather the...
September 6, 2018
What does the large letter lamed teach us?
וַיִּתְּשֵׁ֤ם ה֙ מֵעַ֣ל אַדְמָתָ֔ם בְּאַ֥ף וּבְחֵמָ֖ה וּבְקֶ֣צֶף גָּד֑וֹל וַיַּשְׁלִכֵ֛ם אֶל־אֶ֥רֶץ אַחֶ֖רֶת כַּיּ֥וֹם הַזֶּֽה׃
The LORD uprooted them from the...