We explore the messages that can be learned from the plague of hail, makas barad.
In this Torah shiur (class) on Parshat Va’eira, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the seventh plague and why some Egyptians disregarded the warning to save their livestock by bringing them in.
In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Vaeira
In this class (shiur) on Parshat Vaeira, Mrs. Shira Smiles analyzes the verse, “They did not heed Moshe because of shortness of breath and hard work.” The class further discusses how Moshe and Aharon were commanded to display respect to Pharaoh and patience to the Jewish people.
On Parshat Va’eira, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the plague of hail and how Moshe had to go to a world above the heavens to bring down the miraculous seemingly paradoxical hailstones.
On Parshat Vaeira, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the equality and humility of Moshe and Aharon.
On Parshat Vaeira, Mrs. Shira Smiles focuses on the plague of frogs. Mrs. Smiles examines why the plague started as just one frog and multiplied into many, and why Pharoah asked that the plague stop the next day instead of immediately.
On Parshat Va’eira, Mrs. Shira Smiles asks why there is such an emphasis in the Torah and in our lives, on the experience of the Jews in Egypt.
Mrs. Chana Prero analyzes the use of G-d’s different names at the beginning of parsha.
On Parshat Va’eira, Mrs. Shira Smiles examines the first passuk of the parsha, which contains Hashem’s rebuke to Moshe.
Mrs. Chana Prero explores the justification for hardening Pharoah’s heart, and restricting his free will.
On Parshat Va’eira, Mrs. Shira Smiles focuses on the plague of ‘barad’ (hail).
Rabbi Hanoch Teller discusses G-d’s promises to the Jewish nation in Parshat Va’eira, as Moshe Rabbenu and his brother Aharon begin ‘negotiating’ with Pharoah to let the Jews leave Egypt.
Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Va-eira. The story of the Jews’ enslavement in Egypt can be seen through the lense of developing proper middot (character traits), especially that of hakarak hatov (gratitude).
In his discussion on this week’s parsha, Parshat Vaeira, Rabbi Reichman uses the interpretation of the Shem MiShmuel to explain a puzzling Midrash (Oral Torah explanation) regarding Moshe’s role in our redemption from slavery in Egypt.
In his discussion on this week’s parsha, Parshat Vaeira, Rabbi Hershel Reichman talks about how the Torah describes the increasing hardship of the slavery in Egypt in order to increase the Jewish People’s loyalty to G-d and their leader Moshe Rabbeinu.