After Klal Yisroel victoriously defeated the Midianites, the posuk in Bamidbar goes on to say [31:21], “Vayomer Elazar HaKohein el anshei hatsava haba-im lamilchamah, ‘Zos chukas HaTorah’ – Elazar the...
The Gemora calls our
ancient sages Sofrim,
people who know how
to count. This seems
to be an odd name for
our great men who
were endowed with
encyclopedic knowledge, erudition, and
deep piety. However, the name Sofrim
Pesach preparations are complex and multi-faceted. Way before Pesach, many people personally go to the matzah bakery and physically assist in the baking of the matzos, fulfilling the Talmudic dictum,...