Have you ever wondered what the word "Torah" refers to? Have you ever had the desire to become more familiar with the personalities of Job and Jeremiah? How about an understanding of the story of Queen Esther and Haman?
If so, then this section (first in our new Judaism Primer) is for you! A clear index leads you to information on all sections of Tanach, which is a Hebrew acronym for Torah, Nevi'im (the Prophets), and Kesuvim (Divinely-inspired writings). Scroll down this page, and click on your choice of sections to learn more.
Rabbi Boruch Clinton teaches at the Ottawa Torah Institute yeshiva high
school and Machon Sarah high school for girls (both in Ottawa, Canada).
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You can now read some of Rabbi Clinton's essays on Torah life at
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KI SEITZEI AND ELUL / ROSH HASHANAH:
Parshas Ki Seitzei: Volume 26, No. 44
Shlomo Katz - 5772
Cause and Effect
Shlomo Katz - 5762
War On Three Fronts
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5763
Teshuva and Rebi Elazar ben Dordai
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5773
The Proverbial "Kick In The Pants"
Rabbi Aron Tendler - 5761
A Welcome Houseguest
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5759
Are We listening?
Rabbi Yaakov Menken - 5762
Shofar: Shock Treatment
Rabbi Osher Chaim Levene - 5767
The Reward for Shiluach haKen Is the Inverse of the Reward For Kibud Av v'Em
Rabbi Yissocher Frand - 5771
Be a New Person
Rabbi Yaakov Menken - 5763
Helps Those Who Help Themselves
Rabbi Pinchas Avruch - 5765
The Extended Family Called Society
Rabbi Berel Wein - 5766
Giving in to the Dictates of One's Heart
Rabbi Yissocher Frand - 5759
Father Knows Best
Rabbi Aron Tendler - 5760
In A Theatre Near You
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Rabbi Naftali Reich - 5769