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KMTT - the Torah Podcast

Dec 28, 2023

Vayechi | "My Father's Blessings Increased": Birkat Yosef and Birkat Yehuda, by Rav Yitzchak Etshalom

What did Yaakov mean when he said "The blessings of your father surged higher than the blessings of my parents..." (49:15 - if that's what הורי means...)

The penultimate scene in Sefer Bereishit, undoubtedly one of...

Dec 27, 2023

Ramban On The Torah | 26 | Vayechi, by Rav Eli Weber

Dec 21, 2023

Vayigash | "Seventy Souls" - Reconsidering the Count, by Rav Yitzchak Etshalom

Q. Who is #70 in the count? Q: Where are all the girls? Q: How did the LXX get to LXXV? 

Parashat Vayigash includes the detailed list of Bnei Yisrael who descended to Egypt, detailed by son, clan and then a total. This list raises three...

Dec 19, 2023

Ramban On The Torah | 25 | Vayigash, by Rav Eli Weber

Dec 14, 2023

Miketz | Haftara: Mishpat Shlomo - Solomon's Famous Judgment, by Rav Yitzchak Etshalom

How did Shlomo figure out which was the "real" mother?

The rarest Haftara chanted is read when Parashat Miketz is not on Chanuka - as is the case this year for the first time in two decades. The Haftara read in this unusual year is...