How could Jews borrow things from Egypt if Jews didn’t have any thought to give the things back. Why is Egyptian called our friend?
In Parshat Bo, the Jews leave Mitzrayim. This shiur explores the unique promises of geula and its relevance to each of us today.
Discussion of plague of the firstborn
In this class (shiur) on Parshat Bo, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the plague of darkness.
Why was this plague necessary? What purpose did it serve? What was the nature of this darkness that made it different from our standard definition of darkness as the absence of light?
In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Bo
In this class (shiur) on Parshat Bo, Mrs. Shira Smiles explains the verse, “They baked the dough that they took out of Egypt into cakes of matzot.” This class discusses how matzah is both the bread of affliction and a symbol of redemption.
On Parshat Bo, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses man’s role on this world. While the results are up to Hashem, man is meant to toil to reach the tzurat ha’adam, the perfected human form Adam was before the sin.
On Parshat Bo, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses how Torah and the world parallel each other, specifically as it relates to the exodus of Egypt which occurred in the spring time.
On Parshat Bo, Mrs. Shira Smiles speaks about the question of the wicked son mentioned at the Pesach Seder, which is alluded to in Parshat Bo.
On Parshat Bo, Mrs. Shira Smiles speaks about the plague of the first born; why it occurred at midnight, why is was carried out by Hashem Himself, and why the Jewish people had to do something in order to gain protection.
Mrs. Chana Prero analyzes the Jews’ exit from Egypt.
On Parshat Bo, Mrs. Shira Smiles speaks about the connection between the blood or Korban Pesach, and the blood of a Brit Milah, and its tremendous relevance for our lives.
Mrs. Chana Prero explains some of the reasons for the plagues.
In this shiur (Torah class) on this week’s parsha, Parshat Bo, Rabbi Reichman uses the interpretation of the Shem Mishmuel to expound on both our physical and spiritual freedom from Egypt.
On Parshat Bo, Mrs. Shira Smiles focuses on the pasuk which states that “against the children of Israel, no dog shall wet its tongue.”
Rabbi Hanoch Teller discusses Parshat Bo.
Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Bo. As the Jews left Egypt, they received gold, silver, and many valuables from the Egyptians. Mrs. Smiles explores this episode and its significance,and discusses the proper perspective to material possesions.
Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Bo. The commandment to sanctify every Jewish month is the first commandment the Jewish nation received following their redemption from Egypt. By exploring this directive, we will discover the crucial aspect of living in a state of constant rejuvenation.
In discussing this week’s parsha, Parshat Bo, Rabbi Reichman uses the commentary of the Shem Mishmuel to explain the puzzling traditional interpretation that G-d took away Pharoh’s free will.