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Binyamin Benji

Binyamin Benji is a graduate of Yeshivas Rabbeinu Yitzchak Elchanan, and Wurzweiler School of Social Work. He currently learns in Eretz Yisroel, and is the author of the Sephardic Congregation of Paramus’ weekly Torah Talk. He can be reached at [email protected]

Articles by Binyamin Benji

A Brother, Not Just Another

It states in our parsha (25:39-40), “If your brother becomes impoverished with you and is sold to you; you shall not work him with slave

Believe and Behave

Our parsha brings up the incident of the mekalel, the person who committed the atrocious and severe sin of blaspheming Hashem. How did he come

What We Can Become

The Torah states: “You shall be holy, for holy am I, Hashem.” Fascinatingly, the midrash says that from the words, “You shall be holy,” it

Praying for Others

The Gemara (Berachot 12) brings that “Anyone who has the opportunity to beseech (Hashem) for mercy on behalf of his fellow and does not beseech

Calculated Care for Feelings

Upon completion of the Mishkan’s inauguration and the first day of the sacrificial service, our parsha (9:23) says that “Moshe and Aharon came to the

The Potent, Protective Power of Thanks

Regarding the Korban Toda, our parsha states: “If he shall offer … a thanksgiving-offering, he shall offer with the feast thanksgiving-offering unleavened loaves mixed with

Good or Bad?

Moshe Rabbeinu pleads to Hashem: “And now, if I have indeed found favor in Your eyes, make Your ways known to me … “ What

Holy Jew

Regarding those who would take part in the sacrificial service that is delineated in Chapter 29 in our parsha, the topic commences with Hashem saying

‘Heart-Earned’ Reward

R’ Mordechai Yehudah Lubrat notes that in the parshiyot that deal with the building of the Mishkan, we find repeatedly the idea of contributing with