Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Teacher Title Abstract
שיעורי טקסט Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Esav As Brother, Esav As Other
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Monument and Altar
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital The Actions of the Fathers Are a Sign for Their Descendants
שיעורי טקסט Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Family Values The keys to family unity are faith in and acceptance of our children...
שיעורי טקסט Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein “Remove the Foreign Gods” Yaakov escapes Lavan's addiction to profit and Esav's addiction to power, but then finds that these have infiltrated his own household.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein The Encounter Between Yaakov and Esav The Ramban, citing a midrash, criticizes Yaakov for his attempt to reconnect with Esav, as the entire encounter could have been avoided. Why indeed did Yaakov attempt to reconcile with his brother, and was he successful?
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yaakov Medan The Power of Silence Yaakov was the only patriarch to have all his children follow in his path. What did he do to merit this?
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yaakov Medan The Pillar at Rachel’s Tomb Yaakov expressed his love for Rachel after her death in two main ways: through the pillar that he set up on her grave and through the special love that he showed to her sons, Yosef and Binyamin. In this shiur, we examine these two elements in our parsha and those that follow.
שיעורי טקסט Rav Michael Rosensweig Perspective in Idealism
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein The Reasons for Commandments
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein "You Have Sullied Me..."
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Ya'akov and Yisrael
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital Take My Blessing, Please
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein "And the House of Yaakov Will Be Fire, and the House of Yosef - A Burning Flame"
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein "She Has Been More Righteous Than I"
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital Understanding God's Plan
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital The Problem of Monarchy
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein The Land of his Father's Dwelling, the Land of Canaan: On the Uniqueness of Living in Eretz Yisrael Parashat Vayeshev begins: “Yaakov settled in the land of his father’s dwelling, in the land of Canaan” (Bereishit 37:1). What need is there for the seeming repetition about where he dwelt?
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital Two Approaches to Foreign Cultures
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein The Dreamer
שיעורי טקסט Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein The Biblical Yosef, the Yosef of 1902, and the Yosef of Today
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein “And He Refused to be Comforted” A close reading of this week's parasha reveals several reasons that Yaakov refused to be comforted.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yaakov Medan These are the Generations of Yaakov – Yosef and Yehuda In this shiur, we will demonstrate how and why Yosef and Yehuda are the focus of Parashat Vayeshev, noting that they are the chosen leaders and how this is reflected later in history.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein "In Righteousness Shall You Judge Your Neighbor" The need to judge others favorably is not just a major lesson of our parasha but of the Torah as a whole.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Baruch Gigi "These Are The Generations of Yaakov" The "generations of Yaakov" describe the story of Yosef's sale and Yehuda's saga. In this sicha, we will discuss how this section describes the development of the personalities of Yaakov's children, which are alluded to both in their naming and in the blessing bestowed upon them before Yaakov's death.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital From Commitment to Responsibility
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein A Portrait of Yaakov - In Praise of Self-Restraint
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein "Happy is the Man Who Puts His Trust in God"
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital The Subtlety of Divine Providence
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Judge Every Person Favorably There are a number of understandings of the injunction to judge others favorably. Parashat Vayeshev offers insight into an important understanding.

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