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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      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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      Questioning Chronology

      The lack of chronological order in Parashat B'midbar allows expressions of God's love for Israel to precede the trials and tribulations of desert wandering.

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      On The Way To Sanctity

      The sanctification process of materials for the Tabernacle and Temple teaches us that everything has the potential to be used for holiness.

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      Moses's Approach Towards Death

      Several commentaries interpret Moses's going to the people before his death.

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      Facing Long-Standing Foes

      Several commentators identify the Canaanites with whom the Israelites fought as the nation of Amalek, continuing the Israelites struggle against their age-old enemy.

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      Constructive Criticism

      The commandment to rebuke one another teaches the importance of mutual responsibility.

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      The Bumpy Road To Redemption

      The complicated beginnings of the Exodus from Egypt establish the expectation that redemption is often not a smooth process.

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      Wary Of War

      The understanding that Israelite troops were addressed on two different occasions before they entered war reflects the idea that our reactions to war often depend on its imminence.

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      How The Trouble Began

      The Israelites' troubles, and indeed our own troubles, begin when we turn away from God.

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      Moses's Absence

      Parashat Tetzaveh foreshadows the connection the Children of Israel will have with God after the death of Moses.


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