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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      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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      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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