Woman Captured At War & the Rebellious Son

In the Torah Portion of Ki Tetze we read the verses regarding ‘a beautiful woman who is captured at war’ (Known as ‘Isha Yifat To’ar ‘- In Hebrew) and right after that passage, the Torah discusses the laws of the rebellious son who, if guilty, must be put to death. Why are these two uncomfortable scenarios presented next to each other? What lesson is the Torah teaching us, through bringing these two passages together? Rabbi Ari Enkin shares an insight…

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Noah – Living in a Corrupt Society (2min)

Noah lived in a time when society was so corrupt that God had to destroy the entire world through a massive flood. The Torah says that Noah found favor in God’s eyes, Noah walked with God, yet we also see that there is no mention of Noah in any social circles….Why exactly is this? Rabbi Ari Enkin shares a fascinating insight regarding Noah and the way he lived, but more importantly, what we can learn from him…

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