Rabbi Zev Leff is Rav of Moshav Matisyahu, and a renowned lecturer and educator. He is the author of Shiurei Bina - Outlooks & Insights on the Weekly Torah Portion, and most recently, Shemoneh Esrei: The Depth and Beauty of Our Daily Tefillah, published by Targum Press. Visit his website online at www.rabbileff.net.
Rabbi Zev Leff
Attuning our ears to hear the reverberations of Sinai.
Living in a material world.
Egyptian slavery and man’s drive for meaning.
Were Esau and Jacob’s tendencies to evil and righteousness, respectively, fixed prior to birth? What about free will?
Why was the Torah given to the Jewish nation in a desert?
Understanding the role of rabbinic fences.
Insights into the nature of gratitude.
The incredible opportunity to perform mitzvot.
Should one seek the advice of a friend who is beneath him?
God relates to us the way we relate to Him.
Why do we make a point to remember Miriam speaking badly about Moses?
The power of a small aleph.
Torah is the very lifeblood of the Jewish people.
Why was it important that Jewish people find favor in the eyes of the Egyptians?
Transferring the holiness of Israel to Egyptian soil.
Understanding this enigmatic story.
The Jewish home creates the environment of Jewish values and morals, an inner sanctum of spirituality that serves as the foundation of Judaism.
Discerning truth from falsehood, light from darkness.
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