Shabbat Shalom Weekly: Vayishlach 5776 –

GOOD MORNING! I once saw a bumper sticker: “Hug Your Kids at Home; Belt Them in the Car”. Obviously, the bumper sticker is a safety message to parents and not an invitation to child abuse.

Grinding Cheeses on Shabbat –

The Halacha permits or chopping or cutting cheeses into small pieces on Shabbat. The prohibition of Tohen does not apply to cheese, since it only applies to “Giduleh Karaka” things that grow from the ground.

Re-Heating Food on Shabbat

There are many halachic issues concerning leaving food on the fire from before Shabbat. The use of a blech or Shabbat hotplate alleviates these concerns.

Shabbat Shalom Weekly: Shlach 5765 –

  Torah Portion of the Week Shlach. The Jewish people received the Torah on Mt. Sinai and were ready to enter the land of Israel. There was a consensus of opinion amongst the people that we should send spies to see if it was feasible to conquer the Land.

Shabbat Shalom Weekly: Vayigash 5776 –

Vayigash, Genesis 44:18 – 47:27. We left off last week with Joseph’s pronouncement that he was keeping Benjamin as a slave for stealing his wine cup. Judah steps forward to challenge the decision and offers himself as a slave instead of Benjamin. Joseph is overcome with emotion, clears the room of all Egyptians and then reveals his identity to his unsuspecting brothers.

Shabbat with Aish

Las velas se deben encender antes de la puesta del sol en la noche del viernes, 9 de Noviembre, 2018.