A Message from Rabbi Gidon Goldberg, Head of School

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Dear Parents,

Aharon's lighting the menorah in the mishkan is the title of this week's parsha. Rashi explains the Torah found it necessary to tell us ויעש כן אהרון “Aharon did so” in order to praise Aharon that he did not change from the command of HaShem.

However, the Sfas Emes points out that Aharon’s...

A Message from Rabbi Gidon Goldberg, Head of School

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Aharon's lighting the menorah in the mishkan is the title of this week's parsha. Rashi explains the Torah found it necessary to tell us ויעש כן אהרון “Aharon did so” in order to praise Aharon that he did not change from the command of HaShem.

However, the Sfas Emes points out that Aharon’s greatness was more than just...

A Message from Rabbi Gidon Goldberg, Head of School

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Dear Parents,

Sefer Bamidbar is known as ספר הפקודים, since it begins with a census of Klal Yisroel. The parshah teaches us that the mitzvah to count all males of Shevet Levi begins at the age of one month. The rest of Klal Yisroel was counted from age twenty when they were eligible for being drafted into the army. By that...