Rav Elchanan Samet
Teacher Title Abstract Course
Rav Elchanan Samet Laws of Animals: The Impure and the Pure that can and cannot be eaten Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet Childbirth - Tum'a and Circumcision on the Eighth Day Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet The Sequence of the Tzara'at Laws Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet Haftora for Shabbat HaGadol: Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet The Reasons Behind Tzara'at and Other Forms of Tum'a Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet Forbidden Unions (Arayot) Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet The Prohibition of Marrying Sisters Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet "You Shall Not Place a Stumbling Block Before the Blind": Chazal's Metaphoric Approach We present here the four interpretations that have been offered to this verse, in the sequence of their deviation from the simple, straightforward meaning, from closest to furthest: Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet The Parasha of the Festivals: Its Structure and Significance The order of the parasha of the festivals follows the order of the festivals themselves in the annual calendar. The parasha consists of seven masoretic sections... Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet "From the Day Following Shabbat" Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet Four Mitzvot of Counting (Part 1) The division of the Torah into a three-year cycle of "sedarim," which was practiced in Eretz Yisrael from Mishnaic and Talmudic times up until the period of the Geonim, created units that were more uniform than the "parashot" of the annual cycle that developed in Babylonia (and which we follow today). Let us examine the division in the case of parashat Behar. Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet "Two Hebrew Servants" Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet Four Mitzvot of Counting, Part II: The Omer As we discussed last week, the Torah commands us to count the days and weeks of the Omer in order that the entire nation, and each individual, will know when the festival of Shavuot is to be celebrated. The mitzva is therefore one of clarification and calculation towards a date that depends upon our counting. Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet The Many Censes in the Desert Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet Rounding of the Numbers of the Censes of Bnei Yisrael Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet The Census of the Leviim and the Number of Firstborn Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet The Sota (5:11-31) Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet Moshe, Aharon, Miriam and the "Kushite Woman" Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet Moshe vs. "the Lustful": Leadership in Crisis Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet The "Ma'apilim" Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet The Sin of the "Spies" Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet Moshe vs. the Rebels: A Challenge on Two Fronts Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet Datan and Aviram Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet Parashat Chukat - A Watershed in Sefer Bamidbar Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Elchanan Samet The "Waters of Contention" Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading

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