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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      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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      Stubbornness And Chance

      The two interpretations of the word keri illustrate different understandings of the reasons for the punishments listed in parashat B'hukotai.

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      Defining Service Of God

      As the Israelites transition from being servants of Pharaoh to servants of God, they acknowledge that God will instruct them in how to best serve God.

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      Punishments, Land, And People

      Even during their long exile from the land of Israel, the Jewish people will retain their covenant with God, despite the punishments God exacts against the land.

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      Sticks And Stoned

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      The Subtleties Of One Letter

      We can learn numerous lessons from the statement of the owner of a house that appears to be afflicted with spiritual defilement.

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      The Deeper Meaning Of A Name

      In naming his sons, Joseph communicates his thoughts on living in Egypt, alone and distant from his family.

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      Empowering Fear

      Moshe teaches the people that their achievement of true fear of God will allow them to not fear any enemy.


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