Articles By Rabbi Avraham Fischer

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    Rabbi Avraham Fischer

    Avraham Fischer is a rabbi at Darche Noam Institutions.


    • MJL Author Article 10

      The Role Of The Elders

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

    • MJL Author Article 11

      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.

    • MJL Author Article 12

      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.

    • MJL Author Article 13

      Stubbornness And Chance

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

    • MJL Author Article 14

      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.

    • MJL Author Article 15

      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.

    • MJL Author Article 16

      Sticks And Stoned

    • MJL Author Article 17

      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.

    • MJL Author Article 18

      The Deeper Meaning Of A Name

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

    • MJL Author Article 19

      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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