No Idol Worship… The Kosher Way

7 / 16 INSIGHT: Nations That Eat Apart Stay Apart “Elementary, my dear Watsonovsky”Stages from our Sages Puzzle SHAZAK No Idol Worship… The Kosher Way Moshe turned to Bnei Yisrael with an important message, “You are the children of HaShem. Do not do anything to damage your bodies. Do not make any cuts to your […]

Kosher Meat Is What We Eat

8 / 16 INSIGHT: The Amazing Rabbinic Investigators! Tall Tales About Kosher Giraffes Puzzle SHAZAK Kosher Meat Is What We Eat “Now, remember the signs I taught you, so that you’ll recognize which animals, fish, and birds are Kosher to eat,” said Moshe. (Remember the first time Moshe taught us these signs back in Parshas […]

No Fins, No Scales, No Good

9 / 16 Puzzle SHAZAK No Fins, No Scales, No Good Moshe continued the Kosher review, “Kosher Fish must have fins and scales.” “Scales? Is that to weigh them? What’s the point?” “Not that kind of scale! No way! Scales as in fish scales – you know those hard, shiny, protective layers covering a fish.” […]

Preying Birds (Not in the Shul)

INSIGHT: Kosher – From High to Low Puzzle SHAZAK Preying Birds (Not in the Shul) “Now for the birds,” Moshe continued. “We’re going to make this simple. Nesher – not Kosher. Peres – not Kosher. Ozniah – not Kosher. Da’ah – not Kosher. Duchifas – not Kosher. Bas-Hay’anah – not Kosher.” “Very interesting names of […]

To D or not to D – That is the question!

11 / 16 INSIGHT: The Pareve Mystery Puzzle SHAZAK To D or not to D – That is the question! “Last but not least,” Moshe continued with his laws of Kosher, “never cook a kid in the milk of its mother!” “Huh? Never cook a kid in the milk of its mother?!” “What this means… […]

Shalosh Regalim: The Three Festivals

12 / 16 Puzzle SHAZAK Shalosh Regalim: The Three Festivals Parshas Re’eh concludes with “celebration instructions” from none other than (you guessed it) Moshe Rabbeinu, “Three times a year all your men shall appear before HaShem in the place that HaShem will choose. Do not arrive there empty handed. Each of you shall bring your […]

The Talking Donkey, The Evil Prophet and Shalosh Regalim

13 / 16 Puzzle SHAZAK The Talking Donkey, The Evil Prophet and Shalosh Regalim Speaking of the “Three Foot-Festivals,” it’s time for another Shazak Flashback. Let’s rewind back to Parshas Balak, when the evil King Balak and Prophet Bilam team up with a wicked, devious and diabolical plan to completely crush, crumple, destroy, demolish, shatter […]

My 4 for Your 4 – A Deal?

14 / 16 Puzzle SHAZAK My 4 for Your 4 – A Deal? “And you will celebrate before HaShem your G-d, you, your son, your daughter, your manservant, your maid, the Levi in your gates, the stranger, the orphan, and the widow… and you will be completely happy,” says the Torah regarding our Yom Tov […]

Stomach Celebrations? No Way!

15 / 16 Puzzle SHAZAK Stomach Celebrations? No Way! Open a Siddur, a prayer book, and you’ll see that our festivals are described as, Mo’adim LeSimchah, Chagim, U’Zmanim LeSason – “festivals for rejoicing, holidays and seasons for gladness.” So “rejoicing” on the holidays is really important. But what is the definition of “rejoicing”? Jumping up […]

DESTRUCTION and CONSTRUCTION

16 / 16 You made it to the end of the Parsha! Pretty Puzzle! Go https://shazak.com/wp-content/uploads/Quarantine-Song-Complete.mp4