Category Archives: Uziel Meizlish/ Tiferes Uziel

Over and Under

 A short teaching from R. Uziel Meizlish, Tiferes Uziel, Parshat Miketz ויהי מקץ שנתים ימים ופרעה חולם והנה עומד על היאור וגו’. פרעה אמר בסיפור חלומו שעומד על שפת היאור. וקשה הא בחלום עצמו כתיב שעומד על היאור ולא על … Continue reading

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Rosh haShannah Short Shorts

Some short shorts to get you ready for Rosh haShannah. The Maggid of Mezeritch writes that we have forgotten our divine mother tongue, and so on Rosh haShannah we blow the shofar, which is just a voice without words, and … Continue reading

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With apologies to the foodies…

From R. Uziel Meizlish of Ostrog, Tiferes Uziel, Beha’alotecha שָׁטוּ הָעָם וְלָקְטוּ וְטָחֲנוּ בָרֵחַיִם אוֹ דָכוּ בַּמְּדֹכָה וּבִשְּׁלוּ בַּפָּרוּר וְעָשׂוּ אֹתוֹ עֻגוֹת וְהָיָה טַעְמוֹ כְּטַעַם לְשַׁד הַשָּׁמֶן The people walked about and gathered it. Then they ground it in a mill … Continue reading

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Song of Songs, Holy of Holies

A teaching on the Song of Songs from Uziel Meizlish, Tiferet Uziel. שיר השירים אשר לשלמה   The Song of Songs, which is leShlomo. Song of Songs 1:1 The title is difficult: is it one song, or many songs? Our sages explain … Continue reading

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Three Masters on Song of Songs

In celebration of Pesach: three teachings on the opening verse of Song of Songs, each a little more challenging than the last. The Song of Songs, which is le’Shlomo.             שיר השירים אשר לשלמה From Levi … Continue reading

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What G!d Lacks

A teaching of Uziel Meizlish, from Tiferet Uziel, Parshat Pekudei פקודי ה’ ישרים משמחי לב The commands of the L!RD are just, gladdening the heart. Psalms 19:9 The word for “commands,” pekudei, also means “lacks” (1). Sometimes G!d causes us … Continue reading

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Two Hasidic Masters on Esther

Two (abridged) teachings from Uziel Meizlish of Ostroha and Zeev Wolf of Zhitomir on Megillat Esther. From Tiferet Uziel: המן מן התורה מנין Where in Torah do we find Haman, Mordechai, and Esther? Babylonian Talmud, Masechet Hullin 139b For Torah is the source … Continue reading

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