Articles By Rabbi Avraham Fischer

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    Rabbi Avraham Fischer

    Avraham Fischer is a rabbi at Darche Noam Institutions.


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      Blaming Society

      We should strive to emulate Abraham and Isaac, who integrated their senses of self with values of Torah, rather than emulating Lavan who compartmentalized his values and the values of his surrounding society.

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      Remember Your Rock, Your Creator

      Moshe poetically reminds the Children of Israel of the importance of remembering God who created them.

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      Compassionate Conquest

      The war against Midian teaches that when Israel does fight wars, they must fight with compassion and a minimum of casualties.

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      Sanctifiers Of Time

      The commandment to proclaim the festivals includes concepts of communal responsibility and imitating God.

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      Brothers Bringing Redemption

      Moses and Aaron play complementary roles in communicating God's message of redemption to both the Children of Israel and to Pharaoh.

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      And Your Camp(s) Shall Be Holy

      The laws regarding the purity of the Tabernacle and the purity of military camps remind us to ensure the sanctity of all of our dwelling places.

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      The Service Of Song

      The duty of the Levites to accompany the Tabernacle service with music and song reminds us to serve God with joy.

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      The Role Of The Elders

      Several commentators discuss the relationship of the elders to the priests, the people, Moses, and God.

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      Living With Threat

      Yaakov sends Esav the message that despite having lived with Lavan, he has managed to keep the commandments and learned to stand up to powerful figures.

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      The Limits Of Power And Conquest

      The book of Numbers, full of bloodshed and division, ends with a call for unity and a discussion of the sanctity of life.


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