This week we read of Rivka and Yaakov's ploy to "steal" Yitzchak's berachot away from Esav. This Ten looks at the different approaches to understanding this story and the question of whether this beha...
November 17, 2017
"Distance yourself from falsehood" is how the Torah seems to stress the importance of being truthful. Do distance is too far. This Ten discusses when and where we can come closer to the dark side of d...
November 16, 2017
This Ten discusses the premise of the eternal nature of mitzvot. Which are to stay forever? And what does that tell us about the nature of Torah? Take Ten to find out.
November 15, 2017
What is is about Esav that Yitzchak loved so much, and how does this teach an important lesson regarding educating different students? Take Ten to find out.
November 14, 2017
We read in the Torah about how Yishmael was expelled from the home of Avraham. What was the relationship between Avraham and Yishmael from that point forward and what does it teach us about rebuke and...
November 13, 2017
"And Avraham arose from before the face of his dead and he spoke to the children of Cheit." Why is any of this neccesary? Take Ten to find out a variety of reasons, one of which can change your "publi...
November 10, 2017
For his count of 613 mitzvot, the Rambam excludes Mitzvot that are derived from the 13 Middot. Take Ten to learn what these mitzvot are and why they are left out.
November 9, 2017
This week we read of the matchmaker behind the marriage of Yitzchak and Rivka. Take Ten to learn about the history, challenges, and opportunities of this important job.
November 8, 2017
With the change of the clock and with Mincha time hovering so early in the afternoon for the next few weeks, it's never as hard to find a window in our busy days to daven. This Ten reveals why eve...
November 6, 2017
Avraham spent his life developing in G-d and nothing else. This is why it is so surprising to see his servant Eliezer seem to rely on the usage of an omen to find a wife for Yitzchak. How could this b...
November 5, 2017