Limmud On One Leg
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Latest Dvar Torah: Tazria-Metzora
This dvar Torah originally ran in 5766
"Torah Scholars increase peace in the world" - Babylonian Talmud, Berachot 64a
Several years ago, towards the end of Shabbat services, I was asked by someone sitting next to me: "How do we know the Siddur has a sense of humour? Because it says, "Torah scholars increase peace in the world!" Being a first year Yeshivah student, this infuriated me. Now, years later, I think a lot about this statement, and I ask myself what does it really mean? Is it just a joke, or could it be reality? Can studying Torah make ...Read more
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