Rosh Chodesh Adar 5781: The Joy of Blessing

A git choidesh! From tonight until Motzei Shabbos it is Rosh Chodesh Adar! There is a well-known statement from Chazal “Mi shenichnas Adar marbin b’simcha” (Who that enters Adar grows in joy). It is reasonable to ask how it is that we grow in joy in Adar? After all in sifrei Nigleh (works of exotericContinue reading “Rosh Chodesh Adar 5781: The Joy of Blessing”

Erev Shabbos Parshas Ki Savo 5780

A gitten erev Shabbos! This week’s parsha is Parshas Ki Savo. This is an incredible parsha as we receive the potential of many wonderful brochos (blessings), and also quite heavy, seeing as we also receive the potential of wretched klolos (curses). The crux of the whole issue of receiving brochos or klolos sits on oneContinue reading “Erev Shabbos Parshas Ki Savo 5780”