What Parsha ספרים are out there that aren't commentaries on the text per say, but rather Halachic Sugyas based on the Parshios (similar to Minchas Asher by Rav Asher Weiss)? In particular, I am looking for a work that takes one or perhaps several פסוקים from the Parsha and tells over a Sugya learned from that פסוק

  • Check out תיבת גמא – Double AA Jun 5 '17 at 18:12
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    @mevaqesh what is broad about the question? – Bochur613 Jun 5 '17 at 18:17
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    There are many possible answers. And no sufficient criteria to identify the right one. – mevaqesh Jun 5 '17 at 18:30
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    @mevaqesh Regarding your second point, here is a quote: "When a user receives a good answer to his or her question, that user has the option to "accept" an answer...Accepting an answer is not meant to be a definitive and final statement indicating that the question has now been answered perfectly. It simply means that the author received an answer that worked for him or her personally. Not every user comes back to accept an answer, and of those who do, they might not change the accepted answer even if a newer, better answer comes along later." So you see, there can be multiple 'right' answers – Jay Jun 5 '17 at 23:44
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    @mevaqesh ...'accepting' an answer doesn't mean it is the one objectively correct answer to the exclusion of others - it just means the user liked that particular answer. – Jay Jun 5 '17 at 23:47

There are many works in this genre. Some examples by contemporary authors: חבצלת השרון, which contains 7 volumes on Chumash; משנת חיים, which I believe is 5 volumes; הגיוני הפרשה--the first two volumes, בראשית and שמות are available on hebrewbooks.org; רנת יצחק and גבורת יצחק--multiple editions; אמרי חן, e.g., this; אור אברהם, contains 5 volumes, ברכת כהן, one volume. This is in addition to classic seforim such as פרשת דרכים, and כלי חמדה. R. Yosef Engel's seforim organized on the Torah, תפארת יוסף, of which three volumes are available, contain an abundance of halachah. One could also view מנחת חינוך in this way. (The בן איש חי is a halachah sefer organized by parashah, but I don't think the halachot connect to the parashah.)


Try the What If... series from Artscroll (Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3), or the corresponding Veha'arev Na series from Feldheim (Volume 1, Volume 2). Both take Rabbi Zilberstein's Chashukei Chemed (organized by related dapei Gemara) and rearranges them, usually only very loosely based on the parshah.

  • I thought they're both based on his sefer Vehaarev Na, which is on the parsha... – robev Jun 25 '17 at 13:28
  • @robev Nope. What if clearly says it's adapted from Chashukei Chemed. Although I don't own Veha'arev Na, the cases presented on the cover are all from Chashukei Chemed, so I assumed the others were, as well. (Vehaarev Na is based on Vehaarev Na?) – DonielF Jun 25 '17 at 14:54
  • Rav Zilberstein wrote a Hebrew sefer called Vehaarev Na on the parsha. Feildheim translated it into their english book Vahaarev Na (same title), see feldheim.com/veha-arev-na.html. I guess artscroll used a different sefer of his to write What If – robev Jun 25 '17 at 15:02

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