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Shabbat Parashat B'haalotcha| 5771
Beha'alotcha | 9 Sivan 5771 | 11/06/2011
Parashat Hashavuah- Rabbi Pinchas ben Yair Said: “Purity Leads to Sanctity”The commandment that opens our parasha has a special significance beyond its practical information as part of the service of the Mishkan: “Speak to Aharon and tell him: ‘When you make the lights go up, opposite the menorah should the seven lights give light’” (Bamidbar 8:2).
Ask the Rabbi: Buying Food Without a Hechsher for OthersA friend asked me to buy her a food product without a hechsher. May I do so?
Ein Ayah: How to Prepare Potentially Damaging Foods and IdeasWoe unto the house that turnips pass through it. Is that so? Didn’t Rava say to his assistant: “If you see turnips in the market, do not ask what we will eat together with bread” [in other words, “Certainly buy the turnips”]? Abayei said: [the problem is] without meat. Rava said: [the problem is] without wine… Shmuel said: [the problem is] without wood
P'ninat Mishpat: Who Can Sequester Property?A husband (=def) sued in the Rabbinical Court for divorce and linked to it a request of litigation on property matters. In the midst of the litigation, his wife (=pl) requested a tzav ikul (sequestration of def’s property) in order to ensure her rights. Def claims that since he is the plaintiff in the proceedings before beit din, it is he not she who can request ikul by beit din. Def claims that ikul is a supplementary decree for the plaintiff who officially opened the proceedings.
This edition of
is endowed by
Les & Ethel Sutker
Louis and Lillian Klein, z”l
This edition of
Rabbi Shlomo Merzel o.b.m,
A weekly divrei Torah leaflet: A Glimpse at the Parasha, Ask the Rabbi, From the writings of Harav Avraham Yitzchak Hakohen Kook, zt”l, Pninat Mishpat (Jewish Monetary Law).