Avraham Fischer is a rabbi at Darche Noam Institutions.
The duty of the Levites to accompany the Tabernacle service with music and song reminds us to serve God with joy.
The Israelites' troubles, and indeed our own troubles, begin when we turn away from God.
Two interpretations of a word illustrate different understandings of punishments listed in Parashat Bechukotai.
The commandment to proclaim the festivals includes concepts of communal responsibility and imitating God.
The lack of chronological order in Bamidbar allows expressions of God's love for Israel to precede the trials and tribulations of desert wandering.
The commandment to rebuke one another teaches the importance of mutual responsibility.
We can learn numerous lessons from the statement of the owner of a house that appears to be afflicted with spiritual defilement.
Several commentators discuss the relationship of the elders to the priests, the people, Moses and God.
The sanctification process of materials for the Tabernacle and Temple teaches us that everything has the potential to be used for holiness.
Parashat Tetzaveh foreshadows the connection the Children of Israel will have with God after the death of Moses.