Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Teacher Title Abstract
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yaakov Medan By Virtue of the Righteous Women The obligation of women to drink the four cups of wine at the Pesach seder is explained by R. Yehoshua ben Levi with the argument that “they too were included in that miracle” (Pesachim 108a).
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yaakov Medan Parashat Shemot: The First Leader and the First King A comparison of the Jewish people’s first national leader, Moshe, and their first king, Shaul, reveals much about both of them, as well as the nature of leadership.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yaakov Medan The Signs – A Serpent and Tzara’at When Moshe tells God that the people will not believe him, God gives him two signs. Many interpret these signs as a rebuke to Moshe. Rav Medan proposes a new understanding.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yaakov Medan The Development of the Egyptian Subjugation The creeping enslavement of the Jewish people by the Egyptians was an intentional strategy, and it has surprising parallels in the time of Shlomo.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yaakov Medan The First Mission to Pharaoh In their first interaction with Pharaoh, Moshe and Aharon take on a surprisingly apologetic tone. What is the reason for this, and how might it explain Moshe's reaction to the difficult beginning of his mission?
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yaakov Medan From Midian To Egypt How are we to read the story of what happens between Moshe's departure from the Burning Bush and his arrival in Egypt? Why does God try to kill him, and why does Aharon come to kiss him?
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yaakov Medan Moshe Rabbeinu at the Beginning of his Mission In this sicha, we will address a number of elements of Moshe's early life, including the meaning of his name and the significance of his altercation with the fighting Hebrews and his relationship with Yitro.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein "Send by the Hand of Whom You Will"
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein From Slavery to Redemption
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital The Level of their Forefathers
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital "For I Have Drawn Him From the Water"
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein "And They Did Not Listen to Moshe"
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Knowledge of God
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital Two Attempts at Redemption
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital "They Did Not Listen to Moshe"
שיעורי טקסט Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein "And They Shall Know that I am the Lord" – The First Seven Plagues and the Haftara
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yaakov Medan "I Shall Harden Pharaoh's Heart"
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein "I Have Given It to You as a Heritage"
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital Portrait of a Leader
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital "Why Have You Sent Me?"
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein "Impatience and Hard Labor" Parashat Vaera is part of a unit of five parashot (Shemot-Yitro) describing the beginnings of Am Yisrael, the Exodus from Egypt, and the receiving of the Torah.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital Paths of Divine Providence Moshe does not understand why redemption cannot be immediate and must learn that God's ways are different and that God has a plan.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yaakov Medan The Name “E-l Sha-dai” and the Tetragrammaton A close examination of the uses of different names of God in Bereishit and Shemot reveals a clear pattern, which helps us understand the four (or five) expressions of redemption in our parasha.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yaakov Medan Detzakh, Adash, Be’achav What is the significance of R. Yehuda's famous mnemonic of the ten plagues, Detzach, Adash, Be'achav? In this shiur, we will demonstrate how the warning issued before each of these three sets of plagues indicates the goal of the set.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Moshe’s Greatness In this sicha, we discuss a number of points that illustrate the greatness of Moshe Rabbeinu – his sensitivity, his prayer, and his efforts on behalf of the people of Israel. This greatness obligates us also as Yeshiva students who are immersed in the world of Torah.
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital Let Me Hear Your Voice
שיעורי טקסט Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Vaera: "And They Shall Know That I Am The Lord" - The Seven Plagues in Parashat Vaera
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Chazal's Criticism of Moshe Rabbenu
שיעורי טקסט Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Moshe and Aharon
שיעורי טקסט Harav Yehuda Amital "If I Forget You, O Jerusalem, Let My Right Hand Forget Its Cunning"

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