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Bais HaVaad on the Parsha, Parshas Vayeitzei  

Prayer Proximity Excerpted and adapted from a shiur by Dayan Yehoshua Grunwald  November 26, 2020 And he encountered (vayifga) the place and stayed there overnight because the sun had set . . . Bereishis 29:1 According to the Gemara (Brachos…

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Bais HaVaad on the Parsha, Parshas Toldos

Forthright Falsehood Excerpted and adapted from a shiur by Dayan Yitzhak Grossman November 19, 2020 And Yaakov said to Yitzchak: I am Eisav, your firstborn. Bereishis 27:19 Yaakov Avinu engaged in deception multiple times to obtain what was rightfully his.…

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Bais HaVaad on the Parsha, Parshas Lech Lecha  

A Qualified Chide Excerpted and adapted from a shiur by Rabbi Moshe Zev Granek October 29, 2020 And there was a disagreement between the shepherds of Avraham and the shepherds of Lot.  (Bereishis 13:7) Lot’s shepherds were wicked, and they…

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Bais HaVaad on the Parsha, Parshas No’ach  

The Makings of Marriage Excerpted and adapted from a shiur by Dayan Yosef Greenwald  October 22, 2020 And the earth became corrupt before G-d, and the earth became full of robbery. Bereishis 6:11 ‘Became corrupt’ is an expression of immorality…

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Bais HaVaad on the Parsha, Parshas Ha’azinu

Branch Manager Excerpted and adapted from a shiur by Rav Ari Stauber  September 24, 2020 When shopping for the Four Species, many people seek the perfect lulav, esrog, and hadasim but are not aware of the required and the preferred…

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Lost Objects and Dina D’malchusa Dina

Rabbi Dovid Grossman  Question: Someone went to the beach and lost an expensive watch of over $10,000. He was not sure if it was swept away by the water or lost in the sand. He looked for a little while,…

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