TakeTen4Torah Daily Torah Podcast

Take 10 minutes of your busy day for Torah. Spend one 1/100th of your day as meaningfully as you can! Different topics each weekday. Produced by Rabbi Shmuel Ismach of the Young Israel of Great Neck

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The Torah speaks of an obligation to give a tenth of ones produce towards various important causes. What if a person's income is not in agricultural produce? Can you give services, time and pay in k...
February 21, 2018
In his Ten, we discuss the uncharacteristic introduction given by the Tur to the laws of giving Tzedaka. He offers 18 reasons to assist others however and whenever we can. See which of the Chai (18)...
February 20, 2018
Every year we remind ourselves not to forget about the mitzvah of remembering the story of Amalek. What is so important about these events and why is it significant that Haman, the villain of Purim i...
February 18, 2018
We learn from multiple sources that constructing the Mishkan was forbidden on Shabbos, but why is it that the construction of the Mishkan actually defines what is forbidden on Shabbat? Take Ten to ...
February 16, 2018
Take Ten to learn how the chronology of the command to build the Mishkan plays into its purpose as a representation of the bond between G-d and the Jewish people. 
February 15, 2018
While we might know that the laws of keeping Shabbat are learned from the process of constructing the Mishkan, we might not be aware of the deep similarities that exist between the construction and t...
February 14, 2018
Why does the Torah list all of the intricate details of the construction and dimension of the Mishkan? Using one example, we explore the thought processes involved. 
February 13, 2018
In this Ten, we discuss the important question of how to best judge accomplishments. Is it greater to learn or give as much as possible? Or is the goal something else, something more subjective and de...
February 12, 2018
After receiving the Torah, we read this week of the "mishpatim," the first laws that we received thereafter. But can these laws really be the first and only laws that we received? Take Ten to find out...
February 9, 2018
What does it mean that the Jews accepted the Torah by saying - "we will do and we will hear"? Take Ten to hear a new interpretation.
February 8, 2018

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