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Rav Yehuda Rock
Teacher Title Abstract Course
Rav Yehuda Rock The Story of Chava (Bereishit) Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock Consolation for the Land Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock Calling in Hashem's Name Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock Avraham's Blessing Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock The Purchase of the "Burial Possession" Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock Yaakov's Oath and Rachel'sTerafim Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock The Meaning ofKapparain the Torah Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock The Sale of Yosef Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock Yaakov's Blessing to Yosef Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock Summary of the Book of Bereishit and Introduction to the Book of Shemot Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock Knowing the Name of God Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock The Pesach Sacrifice and the Story of the Exodus Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock Splitting the Red Sea Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock "The Ten Commandments" Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock Types of Guardianship Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock The Complementary Verses of the Command Concerning the Mishkan Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock The Laws of the Sacrifices Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock The Torah Prohibitions Concerning Impurity Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock The Two Dibburim of Bechukotai Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock The Omer, the Counting of the Omer, and the Festival of Shavuot The commandment of counting the omer, which we observe during this period of the year, is a peculiar one, and puzzling in its triviality. The required action consists of a technical, apparently meaningless utterance of the ordinal number of the day. Why does the Torah require such a technical act, and what significance can we attach to it? Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock The Trumpets Rambam comments (Taanit 1:1) as follows on the commandment concerning the trumpets as set forth in this week's parasha: It is a positive commandment from the Torah to cry out and to sound the trumpets for any calamity that befalls the community, as it is written... Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock The Significance of the Incense The incense (ketoret) appears in our parasha in two contexts. First, following the complaint of Korach and his company, Moshe sets up a test; further on in the story, when God is about to destroy the nation, it is Aharon's incense that stops the plague. Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock Mei Meriva Much debate has surrounded the question of what exactly the sin of Moshe and Aharon at Mei Meriva is. The scope of this shiur does not allow for a comprehensive review of all of the various opinions (the Abravanel counts no less than eleven of them!). Instead, let us try to define the parameters of the exegetical problem by noting the different types of solutions and evaluating them. Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock The Story of Ba'al Pe'or and Pinchas's Act Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading
Rav Yehuda Rock Were Mussaf Sacrifices Offered in the Desert? The well-known opinion of the Ramban states that the mussaf (additional) sacrifices, which are listed in our parasha, were not offered in the desert; they were instituted only at the time when Bnei Yisrael entered the land. In this shiur we shall examine this view... Parshat HaShavua - The Weekly Torah Reading

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