At the end of last week’s parsha, Moshe Rabbeinu complained to Hashem regarding the fact that things only seemed to get worse, not better, since he was sent on his mission to redeem the Jewish nation from their enslavement in Egypt. “Lama hareiosah”, he cried. “Why are You bringing harm upon this people? Ever since…

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“And Hashem shall distinguish between the flocks of the Jews and the flock of the Egyptians, and nothing shall die from that which belongs to the Jews.” The Chassidic masters teach that the most definite, unchanging constant in the world is Hashem’s desire for a Jew’s avodas Hashem. Although it may be quite tempting to…

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“And he (Pharaoh) said “Tomorrow”. And he (Moshe) said “Like your word! So that you will know that there is one like Hashem our God.” In this week’s parsha, Moshe asks Pharaoh when he would like him to remove the plague of the frogs. The answer? “L’machar”, “tomorrow”. The Gemara relates that when R’ Yehoshua…

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