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


Episodes Date

As we begin reading the book of Vayikra, this Ten asks the question: Why Korbanot?
March 16, 2018
Why is the 30th day of Tishrei the first day of Rosh Chodech Cheshvan? Why do your Hebrew and English birthdays align every 19 years? These and other calendar queries explained.     
March 15, 2018
What is the deeper meaning of the repetitive expressions we find in the Yaaleh v'Yavo prayer? Take Ten to find out. 
March 14, 2018
This week we learn about the mitzvah of counting time by the new moon. Sources indicate a particular connection this day has with women. Is Rosh Chodesh a women's holiday? Take ten to find out. 
March 13, 2018
We generally associate the Exodus from Egypt with major the major theological lessons we learned through those events. Take Ten to learn an important interpersonal lesson we learned as well: how to s...
March 12, 2018
Does the construction of the Mishkan outweigh the observance of Shabbat? While you might think you know the answer, this Ten discusses whether or not this was always the case.
March 8, 2018
Parshat Pikudei begins with Moshe's accounting of the donated materials for the Mishkan. Take Ten to learn the degree to how much halacha learns from this example towards communal accounting. 
March 8, 2018
Why is the Fast of Esther different from all other fasts? Take Ten to find out!
February 28, 2018
Of the four mitzvot of Purim, the Rambam teaches that spending on the poor should be where we allocate the most resources. Take Ten to learn about the specific mitzvah of giving of Purim and how it is...
February 27, 2018
What are the requirements for the mitzvah of Mishloach Manot? Why is this Mitzvah connected to Purim in the first place? Take Ten to find out.     
February 26, 2018

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