Rabbi Aaron Fink

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Golus Gold is Fool’s Gold | A Guest Post

A guest post by Rabbi Aaron Fink (my father), Dean of Ateres Bais Yaakov on Monsey NY. Part of a (sometimes) weekly Dvar Torah (Torah “Thought”) series. Parshas Vayechi Golus Gold is Fool’s Gold Each year at this time we read of Bnai Yisrael’s impending golus. Each event from the sale of Yosef into Mitzrayim until Yaakov Avinu’s arrival and subsequent death in Egypt is…

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Learn With Your Children | A Guest Post

A guest post by Rabbi Aaron Fink (my father), Dean of Ateres Bais Yaakov on Monsey NY. Part of a (sometimes) weekly Dvar Torah (Torah “Thought”) series. Parshas Vayigash Learn With Your Children After Yosef reveals himself to his brothers he sends them home to tell their father that he is still alive and to please come join him in Mitzrayim. The brothers hasten to…

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An Important Parenting Tip From Yaakov | A Guest Post

A guest post by Rabbi Aaron Fink (my father), Dean of Ateres Bais Yaakov on Monsey NY. Part of a (sometimes) weekly Dvar Torah (Torah “Thought”) series. Parshas Vayishlach An Important Parenting Tip From Yaakov Yaakov Avinu’s dreaded  encounter with Eisav harasha concludes happily with Eisav’s invitation for Yaakov to accompany him. Yaakov declines, explaining that his children are young and he is overladen with…

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The Ropes That Pull Us Together | A Guest Post

A guest post by Rabbi Aaron Fink (my father), Dean of Ateres Bais Yaakov on Monsey NY. Part of a (sometimes) weekly Dvar Torah (Torah “Thought”) series. Parshas Vayetze The Ropes That Pull Us Together As we begin to see the emergence of Yaakov Avinu as the father of the shivtei ka we cannot help but notice the many nuanced messages and symbolism the Torah…

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The Man Makes the Clothes | A Guest Post

A guest post by Rabbi Aaron Fink (my father), Dean of Ateres Bais Yaakov on Monsey NY. Part of a (sometimes) weekly Dvar Torah (Torah “Thought”) series. Parshas Toldos The Man Makes the Clothes As Yaakov Avinu dons the bigdei chamudos of Eisav Harasha the impersonation of his brother is complete. He places goat skins on his neck and hands and enters the chamber of…

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Chessed: Sweating the Small Stuff | A Guest Post

A guest post by Rabbi Aaron Fink (my father), Dean of Ateres Bais Yaakov on Monsey NY. Part of a (sometimes) weekly Dvar Torah (Torah “Thought”) series. Parshas Chayei Sarah Sweating the Small Stuff Parshas Chaya Sarah commences with Avraham Avinu preparing for the funeral of his lifelong partner, his beloved wife, our matriarch Sarah Imeinu. Interestingly, the Midrash specifically lauds Avraham as the quintessential…

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Place Your Faith in God | A Guest Post

A guest post by Rabbi Aaron Fink (my father), Dean of Ateres Bais Yaakov on Monsey NY. Part of a (sometimes) weekly Dvar Torah (Torah “Thought”) series. Parshas Vayera Place Your Faith in God The posuk says that as Avraham Avinu neared Har Homoria on the way to the Akeida he lifted his eyes,  “Vayar Es Hamakom Meirachok”— and he saw the place from afar.…

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Giving is Pure | A Guest Post

A guest post by Rabbi Aaron Fink (my father), Dean of Ateres Bais Yaakov on Monsey NY. Part of a (sometimes) weekly Dvar Torah (Torah “Thought”) series. Parshas Lech Lecha Giving is Pure As the final step in his transformation from Avram into Avraham Avinu he and Bnai Yisrael are gifted the Mitzvah of Bris Milah for eternity. Interestingly this mitzvah is introduced with a…

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Old Fashioned Values | A Guest Post

A guest post by Rabbi Aaron Fink (my father), Dean of Ateres Bais Yaakov on Monsey NY. Part of a (sometimes) weekly Dvar Torah (Torah “Thought”) series. Parshas Noach Old Fashioned Values This week we read of the great flood. The famed mabul erased all living things from the face of the earth except for Noach his children and the animals Hashem told him to…

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Light It Up | A Guest Post

A guest post by Rabbi Aaron Fink (my father), Dean of Ateres Bais Yaakov on Monsey NY. Part of a (sometimes) weekly Dvar Torah (Torah “Thought”) series. Parshas Breishis Light It Up Parshas B’reishis, the story of creation is filled with yesodos and insights for life and emunah. One amazing lesson is gleaned from the defining saga of Adam and Chava and their expulsion from…

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