Pesach: The Victory of Light
"Will the formula at last be found, by which love can coexist
peaceably with justice, and freedom with law -- on this
earth? Will light and truth finally gain genuine victories?
Or will science and art debase themselves and increasingly
become accomplices of sensualism and despiritualization? Will
the mind of man bend ever lower under the yoke of
A friend of mine from Kiryat Gat sent me a copy of a free
newspaper being distributed in English and Hebrew called
"Partnership 2000: A Century of Progress for Chicago's Jewish
by Rabbi Nochum Eisenstein
A Talking Mouth: Man, the Dolphin and
the Splitting of the Sea
The faculty of speech does not seem unique to humankind.
Dolphins have a rather sophisticated language. And a whole
host of other creatures, great and small, from the birds in
the trees to the ants in the ground, have elaborate modes of
communication that scientists are only beginning to learn
by Rabbi Meir Yisraelovitch
You Must Toil in Torah!
The gemora says in Megilla (3a), "We desist
from Torah study ("bitul Torah") in order to come and
hear the reading of the Megilla." This is learned by a
kal vochomer from the case of avoda in the
Beis Hamikdosh: If the avoda which is so
important may be abandoned, how much more the study of the
by HaRav Reuven Gershonowitz, zt"l
Giving Thanks for Great Miracles
and for Daily Life
"And if they shall bring a thanks offering . . . " We give
thanks for great miracles, such as being taken out of Egypt,
and for daily life. Are these the same thing?
by L. Jungerman
Selections from Haggadah Shel Pesach
The following selections are from the popular haggadah
Arzei Halevonon that brings together divrei Torah from
Torah giants of modern times, as selected by the compiler.
Compiled by HaRav Osher Bergman/em>
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