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SIHA Weekly for February 26, 2021

SIHA Weekly for February 26, 2021

Dvar Torah This week's Parsha is Parashat Tetzaveh. This week's Parsha delineates the Kohen's vestments, and the "furniture" of the Mishkan. The Kohen Hedyot] the general Kohen had four garments;...

SIHA Weekly for February 19, 2021

SIHA Weekly for February 19, 2021

Dvar Torah Parsha Terumah This week's Parsha delineates the "furniture" of the Mishkan with all of their intricacies. It discusses the Menorah [which many people say is now in the vatican in Rome...

SIHA Weekly for February 12

SIHA Weekly for February 12

Dvar Torah There is a famous story in the Gmara where a non Jew came to one of the great Torah leaders of that era, Shamai, and requested of him "teach me the whole Torah on one foot", Shamai...

SIHA Weekly for February 5, 2021

SIHA Weekly for February 5, 2021

Dvar Torah Parashat Yitro This week's Parsha depicts the most monumental occasion of all times: Matan Torah --The giving of the Torah from G-d Himself to Bnei Yisrael. It is described as happening...

SIHA Weekly for January 15, 2021

SIHA Weekly for January 15, 2021

Dvar Torah D'var torah Parashas Va'eira Parshas Vaeira begins "pay back time". after Pharaoh enslaved the Jews for many years, he is now getting his punishment! This will lead up to Y'tzias...

SIHA weekly for January 8, 2021

SIHA weekly for January 8, 2021

Dvar Torah Dvar Torah Parshat Sh'mos Parshas Sh'os speeds through our suffering in Egypt under a "new Pharaoh'' [One Rabbi in the Gemara says he was actually a new Pharaoh, and one Rabbi in the...

SIHA Weekly for January 1

SIHA Weekly for January 1

Dvar Torah Parshas Vayeche is the last Parsha in Chumash [literally "fifth' of the Torah] Braishis. Yaavov Aveenu is approaching death. As an aside, Yaakov Aveenu is the first person to become sick...

SIHA weekly for December 25

SIHA weekly for December 25

Reminder: Friday December 25 10th day of Teves is a fast day 5:50 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. Dvar Torah Parshas Vayegash In this week's parsha, Yosef finally reveals himself to his brothers. The shock , when...

SIHA Weekly for December 18

SIHA Weekly for December 18

Dvar Torah Miracles! Miracles! Who doesn't want miracles to happen to them? How can we even dream of expecting a miracle happening to/for us? The Lubavitcher Rebbe is quoted as saying "if we want...

SIHA Weekly for December 11

SIHA Weekly for December 11

Dvar Torah Parshas Vayeishev In this week's Parsha, the tragic story of M'cheras Yosef is told. Besides being intrinsically horrific, the after effects are perhaps even more appalling. [The Asara...

SIHA Weekly for December 4, 2020

SIHA Weekly for December 4, 2020

Dvar Torah Parshas Vayishlach In this week's Parsha, we find an extremely interesting phenomenon. The Torah [which is usually very concise] mentions the passing of Rivka, our matriarch's...

SIHA Weekly for November 20, 2020

SIHA Weekly for November 20, 2020

Dvar Torah Parshas Toldos In this week's Parsha, the "twins" Yaakov and Asov, are born. Yaakov is described in the Torah as "Ish tam yoshaiva ohalim" [a perfect man who sits in tents]. Asov is...

SIHA Weekly – November 13, 2020

SIHA Weekly – November 13, 2020

Dvar Torah Parshas Chayei Sarah In this week's Parsha, we find, Avraham ready to help find a wife for his son Yitzchok. He sends his trusty servant Eliezer on this mission Eliezer is described in...

SIHA Weekly – November 6, 2020

SIHA Weekly – November 6, 2020

  SIHA Weekly - November 6, 2020 In Parshat Vayeira we learn about the miraculous birth of our patriarch Isaac, Yitzchak Avinu. The 89 year old Sarah, upon hearing of her upcoming pregnancy and...

SIHA weekly – October 30, 2020

SIHA weekly – October 30, 2020

In Parshat Lech Lecha we learn about our ancestor Abraham’s ascension to prominence as he travels to Israel, goes down to Egypt and then returns to Israel a wealthy man. When war breaks out between...

SIHA Weekly – October 23, 2020

SIHA Weekly – October 23, 2020

This week’s Parsha discusses a world gone awry that needed a reset. In order to avert bringing a flood, Hashem wanted the world to repent and change their behavior. He had Noach spend decades...

SIHA Weekly – October 16, 2020

SIHA Weekly – October 16, 2020

Dvar Torah his week’s  Torah portion, Braishit, the first Parsha of the Torah, discusses the creation of the world. On day 3 of...

The holiest day of the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur

The holiest day of the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur

The holiest day of the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur, revolves around the concept of Teshuva, repentance. It is a day we confess our sins to ourselves and to Hashem and make plans to better our lives,...

I can succeed Or I can’t succeed

I can succeed Or I can’t succeed

Shabbat starts- 8:12 Ends- 9:21 In Parshat Shlach, Moshe sends 12 people to scout out the Land of Israel. They return with the conclusion that there's no way to win a battle against the indigenous...