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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What does the Torah mean when it asks us to be "holy?" This Ten explores a few interpretations and focuses in particular on the Ramban who says that ultimately, it's about "getting" it.
April 22, 2018
The Torah associates the severe punishment of Tzaraat with Lashon Hara, evil speech. Take Ten to discover what this teaches us regarding the power of proper speech.
April 20, 2018
R' Meir Simcha of Dvinsk, the author of the Meshech Chochman commentary on Chumash and Ohr Sameach commentary on Rambam was one of the great Eastern European rabbis of the 19th and early 20th century....
April 18, 2018
This week we read of the well know malady of Tzaraat. We commonly associate this "disease" with the sin of gossip and slander, but is this the entire story? Take Ten to find out. 
April 17, 2018
Our Parsha briefly mentions the mitzvah of Milah, or circumcision. This was the first command given to Avraham and seems fundamental to the performance of other mitzvot as well. This Ten discusses som...
April 17, 2018
Is there a reason for the laws of Kosher? Well, there are many! Take Ten to learn some of the suggestions. 
April 15, 2018
Why are the laws of Kosher associated with Maimonides book of Holiness? Take Ten to find out. 
April 12, 2018
What would make us mourn the death of students who seemed to not be the exemplars of Torah living? What else happened during this period of time that may contribute to the development of these practic...
April 12, 2018
What does the 49-day count between Pesach and Shavuot have to do with the mourning practices that are observed? Take Ten to learn one theory.
April 11, 2018
I have a delicious looking plate of food in front of me. What are the Kosher issues that might arise? Take Ten to find out. 
April 10, 2018

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