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Dvar Torah for Behar 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Behar 7th Aliyah

The Torah prohibits us from making idols, statues, or monuments, and immediately follows with a mandate to keep Shabbos and fear G-d’s Sanctuary (26:1–2). What is the connection between the two sets...

Dvar Torah for Behar 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Behar 6th Aliyah

If a fellow Jew becomes desperate enough to become a slave, we are commanded not to work him with slave labor (25:39). If having a Jewish slave does not allow them to be treated as such, why does...

Dvar Torah for Behar 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Behar 5th Aliyah

The Torah contemplates a scenario where a person has to sell their home for financial reasons. The parashah differentiates among (1) the sale of a home in a walled city, which is deemed a permanent...

Dvar Torah for Behar 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Behar 4th Aliyah

The Torah discusses a scenario in which someone’s finances deteriorate to a point where a portion of the ancestral land must be sold in order to make ends meet (25:25–28). In a subsequent pasuk, we...

Dvar Torah for Behar 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Behar 3rd Aliyah

G-d tells us to follow the rules He has set forth so that we may live on the land securely (25:18). The land will then produce fruits, and we will eat, be satisfied, and live securely (25:19). How...

Dvar Torah for Behar 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Behar 2nd Aliyah

The Torah conveys the rules of land purchases and mandates that we not wrong one another (25:14) and, a few pesukim later, repeats, “And you shall not wrong one man to his fellow Jew, and you shall...

Dvar Torah for Behar 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Behar 1st Aliyah

Parashat Behar begins by describing the unique laws of shemittah (Sabbatical year for all fields, with agricultural practices that allow the land to rest) and yovel (Jubilee year for all fields,...