Category: Rabbi Eli Teitelbaum

King Hezekiah’s Seal Discovered in Jerusalem

(JNi.media) The City of David excavations of the Jerusalem Hebrew University on Mount Ophel, at the foot of the southern wall of the Temple Mount compound, have yielded a sensational discovery: a seal (bulla) with the name of King Hezekiah…

Parshas Emor

Over and over again the Torah tells us the importance of being holy. Kohanim must be especially careful and avoid becoming tomei. Since something tomei cannot be seen or felt, the Torah must tell us exactly which objects give off tumoh so that we can know to…

Parshas Metzora

No middoh is as dangerous and ugly as the middoh of ga’avoh – haughtiness. Seforim refer to it as the very strongest source of tumoh. It is responsible for the downfall of even the greatest of men. Even though one should follow the middle road in all of one’s middos, yet when…

Parshas Tazria

The gemorrah in mesechta Eiruchin lists seven causes for getting tzora’as. On the top of the list is loshon hora – evil talk. Certainly if one were to choose the one aveiroh that is the most common of them all and the easiest to violate, it would probably be loshon…