This is the decree of the Torah, which Hashem has...The word “צוה” equals 101. “זאת חקת התורה” This is the suggestion for one who wants to remember his...Read more
ויאמר אליו אדום לא תעבור בי (חקת כ:יח)
And Edom said to him, “You shall not pass through...Throughout the parsha, Edom spoke to the Yidden in a singular tense to teach us that the Yidden’s...Read more
ויאמר אליהם שמעו נא המורים (חקת כ:י)
Listen now, O rebels, shall we bring forth water...Rashi says: “המורים” means ‘foolish people,’ or it can mean ‘they teach their Rebbes.’ Both...Read more
כה אמר אחיך ישראל (חקת כ:יד)
So said your brother IsraelR’ Yonason Eibschitz zt’’l explains that when a person is on a simple level, they know and remember...Read more
ויקחו אליך פרה אדומה (חקת יט:ב)
And they should take to you a completely red cowReb Moshe Hadershen zt’’l says that the Mitzvah of Parah Aduma was to serve as a ‘kaparah’ –...Read more
Chassidishe Story on the Parsha
ולא נתן סיחן את ישראל עבר בגבולו (חקת כא:כג)
And Sichon didn’t let the Yidden pass through his...The Mitteler Rav Maran Rebbe Yehoshua of Belz zt’’l married off two children a week apart in...Read more
המן הסלע הזה נוציא לכם מים (חקת כ:י)
Shall we bring forth water for you from this rockReb Yaakov of Lisa zt’’l sat with a group of notable people from his town, amongst them a wealthy...Read more
וכל כלי פתוח אשר אין צמיד פתיל עליו טמא הוא (חקת יט:טו)
Any open vessel that has no cover fastened to it...A Yid, a ‘maskil’ (enlightened and lowly person), once asked Reb Gershon Henoch of Radzin zt’’l...Read more
ונכרתה הנפש ההוא מישראל (חקת יט:יג)
That person shall be cut off from the YiddenA Yid came to the Yismach Yisroel of Alexander zt’’l lamenting his plight. A competitor opened a...Read more
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