Dvar Torah Index – Parashat Matot – Masei

Parashat Matot – Masei

פרשת מטות-מסעי

Best Divre Torah for Parashat Matot-Masei:

Parashat Matot with Rashi’s Commentary in Hebrew and English

Parashat Masei with Rashi’s Commentary in Hebrew and English

Amital, R. Yehuda – Vows and Stringencies: Going Beyond Halakha

Avioz, Dr. Michael – On the Religious Significance of Shedding Blood

Barka, Dr. Yair – The Blood-Avenger

Barzilai, Gaby – Women’s Vows

Bazak, R. Amnon – Parashat Mattot: The Repentance of the Military Commanders

Bazak, R. Amnon – Parashat Massei: Moshe’s Last Voyage

Beasley, R. Yaakov – Tribes and Tribalism

Beasley, R. Yaakov – City and Country

Ben-Yashar, Menahem – The Reason for Cities of Refuge

Berger, R. Micha – Oaths and Vows

Berzon, R. Bernard L. – Matot: Oaths and Vows

Berzon, R. Bernard L. – Masei: Crossroads

Betzer, Dr. Zvi – “Some Names Being Changed”–Musabot Shem (Num. 32:38)

Borgansky, Dr. Hayyim – Three Who Are Partners in Man

Brozofsky, R. Shalom Noach – The Netivot Shalom on Matot

Buchwald, R. Ephraim – Leadership and its Moral Responsibilities

Buchwald, R. Ephraim – Masei 5768: Optimism – the Call of the Hour

Buchwald, R. Ephraim – Masei 5765: The Role of Witness and Testimony

Buchwald, R. Ephraim – Matot-Masei 5763: Massacre of the Midianites — Does Judaism Countenance Genocide?

Buchwald, R. Ephraim – Matot-Masei 5762: Does the Torah Allow its Citizens to Take the Law Into Their Own Hands?

Buchwald, R. Ephraim – Matot-Masei 5761: Setting Our Priorities Straight

Buchwald, R. Ephraim –Matot-Masei 2000: Jeremiah’s Prophecy – Ancient Message for Contemporary Times

Chipman, R. Jonathan – Matot (Mitsvot)

Chipman, R. Jonathan – Masei (Mitsvot)

Chipman, R. Jonathan – Rashi on Matot-Masei

Chipman, R. Jonathan – Matot-Masei (Torah, Haftarah, Midrash, Hasidism, Rambam, Psalms)

Cohen, Dr. Ophir – “Before the Lord”

Drillman, R. Solomon – Matot-Masei

Eldar, R. Itamar Parashat Matot: “If a Man Vow a Vow to the Lord”

Eldar, R. Itamar Parashat Masei: “Therefore Does He Instruct Sins in the Way (Tehillim 25:8)

Elon, R. Mordechai – Regarding Cities of Refuge, and the Tribes East of the Jordan

Elon, R. Mordechai – “Neither Black nor White” – The Tribe of Dan and Its Inheritance

Elon, R. Mordechai – Regarding Inheritance and Settlement

Elyashiv, Menashe – Gad, Reuben, and the Half-tribe of Manasseh

Etshalom, R. Yitzchak – Siyyum on Sefer Bamidbar

new-icon21Feigelson, R. Josh – Matot-Masei: No Man is an Island

Fischer, R. Elli – The Conquests of Menashe

Glickman, R. Ozer – The Burden of Leadership


Glickman, R. Ozer – Suppression of the Law in Defense of the Law

Goldwicht, R. Meir – Matot 5765

Gordimer, R. Avraham – Parshas Matos – Proper Role of Material Wealth

Gordimer, R. Avraham – Parshas Matos – Relationship with Nedarim

Grossman, R. Yonatan – Moshe’s Speech to Gad and Reuven – Justified Rebuke or a Misunderstanding?

Grossman, R. Yonatan – Divine Command and Human Initiative OR Why Does Matot Begin With the Laws of Women’s Vows?

Haber, R. Yakov – The Desired Land

Hattin, R. Michael – The Grazing Lands East of the Jordan

Hattin, R. Michael – The Commandment to Settle the Land

Hattin, R. Michael – Settling the Lands East of the Jordan

Hattin, R. Michael – The List of the Journeys

Hattin, R. Michael – The Matter of Vows

Hattin, R. Michael – The Cities of the Leviim and the Cities of Refuge

Helfgot, R. Nathaniel – Matot-Masei

Helfgot, R. Nathaniel – Matot-Masei

Helfgot, R. Nathaniel – Midian

Helinger, Dr. Michael – Cities of Refuge

Henkin, R. Yehuda – Parashat Matot: Why was Moshe so Harsh with Reuben, Gad and half of Menashe?


Horowitz, R. David – Parshat Matot-Masei: The Choice of the Tribe of Reuben

new-icon21Kahn, R. Ari – Vows

Kahn, R. Ari – Reuben and Gad

Kahn, R. Ari – Half of Menashe

Kahn, R. Yair – The Inauguration

Kahn, R. Yair – The Epilogue

Klein, Dr. Menachem – The Present Shapes the Memory of the Past

Laiser, Pinchas – “Until the Death of the High Priest”

Lamm, R. Norman – Bilaam: Talk is Cheap

Lamm, R. Norman – “The Disciples of Aharon”

Leibowitz, Nechama – Iyunim (Mattot) and Iyunim (Masei)

Leibowitz, Nechama – Gilyonot on Masei – 5723 (1963)

Leibowitz, Nechama – Complete Gilyonot for Matot (in Hebrew)

Leibowitz, Nechama – Complete Gilyonot for Masei (in Hebrew)

Leibtag, R. Menachem –  Matot: Questions for Preparation and Self Study and  Shiur #1: The Biblical Borders of the Land of Israel and Shiur #2: The Laws of Parshat Matot

Leshem, R. Zvi (Blobstein) – Midian and Illusion

Leshem, R. Zvi (Blobstein) – Shmitta, for Whom?

Lichtenstein, R. Aharon – “And They Traveled… And They Encamped…”

Lichtenstein, R. Aharon – “Machshevet Ha-hafla’a:” The Philosophy of the Laws of Vows and Oaths

Lichtenstein, R. Aharon – The Legitimacy of Living Outside of Israel

Lichtenstein, R. Aharon – – The “Journey” Towards the Goal

Lichtenstein, R. Mosheh – Yirmiyahu and Moshe – Two Models of Prophecy

Lichtenstein, R. Mosheh – Complementary Reproaches

Neuburger, R. Yaakov –  Tevilas Keilim and the Sanctity of the Jewish Family

Neuburger, R. Yaakov –  We All Had to Contribute; We All have to Reflect

Pik, R. Shlomo Ze’ev – Matot and Desire

Rimon, Rabbanit Sharon – “And These are the Journeys of Benei Yisrael…”

new-icon21Riskin, R. Shlomo – Parashot Matot-Masei: Comings and Goings

Riskin, R. Shlomo – The Status of Moshe

Riskin, R. Shlomo – Half the Tribe of Menashe

Riskin, R. Shlomo – Who Was Zelophehad?

Riskin, R. Shlomo – Journeying Towards Home

Riskin, R. Shlomo – A memorial tribute to the soldiers and civilians who sacrificed their lives in the Second Lebanon War

Riskin, R. Shlomo – On Appearances and Judging Favorably

Riskin, R. Shlomo – The Two Hebrew Words for “Tribe”

Riskin, R. Shlomo – Oaths and the Power of Words

Riskin, R. Shlomo – An Agonizing Conversation

Riskin, R. Shlomo – The Way-Stations of our Journey

Rock, R. Yehuda – The Cities of Refuge

Rock, R. Yehuda –Vows

Rosenberg, Dr. Stephen Gabriel – What Did The Daughters of Zelophehad Inherit?

Rosenson, Dr. Yisrael – On Walls and Names

Rosensweig, R. Michael – The Role of the Chacham as Reflected in Nedarim

Rosensweig, R. Michael – The Significance of Nedarim

Rosensweig, R. Michael – Eretz Yisrael: The Heritage of the Jewish People

new-icon21Sacks, R. Jonathan – Mattot – Massei 5769: The Religious Significance of Israel

Sacks, R. Jonathan – Matot 5768: Education First

Sacks, R. Jonathan – Massei 5768: Individual and Community

Sacks, R. Jonathan – Mattot – Massei 5767: “You will be innocent before G-d”

Sacks, R. Jonathan – Matot 5765: Priorities

Sacks, R. Jonathan – Parashat Mattot: Adaptation of a Sicha by Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the Lubavitcher Rebbe

Sacks, R. Jonathan – Parashat Massei: Adaptation of a Sicha by Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the Lubavitcher Rebbe

Samet, R. Elchanan –  Inheritance of the Land by Individual and Tribe (36:1-12)

Schachter, R. Hershel – Straightening Out Our Priorities

Schachter, R. Hershel – The Boundaries of the Land

Shemesh, Dr. Aharon – Who Runs to a City of Refuge?

Shimon, R. Zvi – Killer on the Run

Sobolofsky, R. Zvi – A Tribute to Aharon Hakohen

Spiegel, Prof. Yaakov “In His Name, After His Name”

Waxman, R. Chanoch – A Possession Before the Lord (Bamidbar 32:22)

Wein, R. Berel – Matos 5768:  I Give My Word

Wein, R. Berel – Masei 5768:  Why Should We Remember?

Wein, R. Berel – Matos-Masei 5767:  A Book of Memories

Wein, R. Berel –  Matos-Masei 5766:  Where Have You Been?

Wein, R. Berel – Matos 5765: A Word about Pledges

Wein, R. Berel – Masei 5765:  Armed with the Past

Wein, R. Berel –  Matos-Masei 5764: Been There Done That

Wein, R. Berel – Matos-Masei 5761:  On the Road of Life

Weiss, R. Avi – Matot: One Action Can Make All the Difference

new-icon21Weiss, R. Avi – Matot-Masei 5769: The Value of Living in the Land of Israel

Weissmann, Dr. Debbie – “These are the Marches: Missed Opportunities”

Willig, R. Mordechai – Ahava and Tochacha

Yudin, R. Benjamin – Parental Guidance Suggested

Zoldan, R. Judah – Cities of Refuge as Rehabilitation