Saturday, June 22, 2024
  
Homepage - Start here...
log in  •  join

Current Password:
New Password: (5 Char Min)
Confirm New Password:

User name (email)
Password
Remember Me:
Forgot Password?
| Home
Directory
Calendar
Alerts
Classified
Shuls & Tefillos
Contact Us
 Browse the directory by:
Business Listings
Categories
Search the directory for:
 
Important Numbers

Doctors and Physicians (14)
Emergency Numbers (12)
Hospitals (22)
Pharmacy (20)
Pharmacy - 24 Hours (4)
Pharmacy - Midnight (15)
Shatnez (1)
Toronto Jewish Social Services (0)
Walk-in Clinics (3)


FRUMToronto Topics

 Audio and PDF's:
Rabbi Ganzweig>
Weekly Publications>
 Articles:
Articles of Interest (228)
Ask The Rabbi (4829)
Bulletins & Alerts (38)
Community Events Blog (23)
Frum Toronto Staff (2)
Gut Shabbos & Gut Yom Tov (68)
Inspirational Stories (7)
Kuntrus Ramach Avarim (2)
Message Board (18)
Parenting (149)
Parsha Pearls (487)
Readers Recipes (4)
Shemiras Halashon (178)
Shmiras Haloshon Yomi (128)
Special Prayers (34)
Tehillim (99)
Thoughts for the Week (191)

FRUMToronto Links

Advertising Rates>
Eruv Toronto>


FRUMToronto Articles Parsha Pearls

Devrei Torah relating to the weekly Parsha.


Blog Image: FishRabbi.JPG
Parshas Bamidbar
It says in this weeks Parsha :
"The sons of Yosef, the sons of Efraim, their offspring...counted 40,500."(Bamidbar 1:33)
 The midrash explains the exact wording of the verse. The repetition of the word "sons" comes to teach us that only the sons of Yosef,  Efraim and Menashe were counted amongst the Tribes of Israel.  Yosef himself wasn`t considered a Tribe because he didn`t participate in carrying the coffin of Yaakov to Chevron.  Yaakov didn`t include Yosef in respect to his position as the Ruler of Egypt.  The other sons of Yaakov plus the 2 sons of Yosef did the carrying, and were given the future reward of each being considered a separate Tribe.
 
Rabbi Simcha Zissel learns a strong message from this Chazal.  Yosef would have loved to participate in the Mitzvah of carrying his father.  However his position didn`t allow it.  It wasn`t any fault of his own. We see that no matter how good the excuse , we don`t get the benefit of a Mitzvah if we don`t do it. 
 
Thank - you again Rabbi Glaser,
And Rosh Chodesh Tov
Guut Shab-bass
The Moveathons( coming soon)
Fish Chef Rabbi
Rb.Yossi Ponak


Posted 5/23/2009 12:00 AM | Tell a Friend | Parsha Pearls | Comments (0)

Be the First to Post a Comment!
Name:* Email:**
Comment:
* Names will be displayed. Anonymous comments will be filtered at a higher level.
** Email addresses will not be displayed or used.

Enter the characters from the image below.


Characters are not case-sensitive.





Toronto Eruv
Eruv status verified Friday afternoons. For email notification,  CLICK HERE

Toronto Weather

Home  |  About Us  |  Business Directory  |  Classified  |  Directory Rates  |  FAQ  |  Weekly Specials
Community Calendar  |  Davening Schedule  |  Weekly Shiurim  |  Zmanim  |  Contact Us
www.frumtoronto.com  - Contact Us