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Rambam Yesodey Hatora 2 gives one way to do that: But how may one discover the way to love and fear Him? When man will reflect concerning His works, and His great and wonderful creatures,1 and will behold through them His wonderful, matchless and infinite wisdom, he will spontaneously be filled with love, praise and exaltation and become possessed of a ...


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Rav Yaakov Emden -Shilas Yaavetz 1:17 writes that a pet needs to be fed first and fish are included. It is important to note that if the animal has a feeding schedule and your pet wouldn't be hungry you would be allowed to it first, see teshuva inside. Text:


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Moses prayed for Aaron, but he also prayed for the forgiveness of the entire Children of Israel, both for this sin and for many others (for the golden calf in Exodus 32:11, for the sin of the spies in Numbers 14:13, for the rebellion of Korah in Numbers 16:22). The verse in its context (Deuteronomy 9:18-20) is one of those cases in which Moses prayed for ...


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This is an excellent question and forms the basis of the end of chapter 49 and the beginning of chapter 50 in section one, Likkutei Amarim of the Tanya by the Alter Rebbe, Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi, discussing the 2nd blessing preceding the recital of Shema where he explains: To quote [again] "As water mirrors the reflection of a face": As the Holy ...


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You assume that those mines should be within the borders given in Parashat Massei, but it might be false. The promised land borders described in Brit bein Habetarim are wider. Not just Timmna, the region of Eilat mountains is rich with copper ore, and in few places also iron. Possibly some of this region is part of Erez Yisrael. There are evidence of ...


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Rashi in Tanis 21b writes - according to the version of the Rashash quoted on the side of many Gemaros, who himself is quoting earlier versions of Rashi - that the fire was there until the Mishkan was built on the first of Nissan. [The word in Rash should be כיום like the day, not ביום on the day.] לא נסתלקה שכינה עד לוחות האחרונות שניתנו ביום הכפורים וגם ...


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Chayei Sarah 24:19 shows that one is allowed to drink before he gives water to his animals. And she finished giving him to drink, and she said, "I will also draw for your camels, until they will have finished drinking." Chayei Sarah 24:32 shows that Eliezer took care of the camels and fed them before he went into the house and allowed Laban to offer ...


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