Purim
מרצה Title תקציר סידרה
Rav Ezra Bick Purim - A Holiday in Disguise The Meaning of Purim
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Who Was Mordekhai? The Meaning of Purim
Harav Yehuda Amital Preparation and Spontaneity The Meaning of Purim
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Purim -A Day of Community The Meaning of Purim
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Purim: Holiday of Covenant and Salvation The Meaning of Purim
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Learning from Esther The Meaning of Purim
Harav Yehuda Amital Purim and the Sin of Amalek What exactly is the culture of Amalek, against which we are commanded to wage war? If we examine the sections in the Torah that speak about Amalek, we note certain recurring elements... The Meaning of Purim
Rav Yitzchak Blau The Wildness of Purim The Meaning of Purim
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein The Dispute Between Mordekhai and the Sanhedrin The Meaning of Purim
Rav Moshe Taragin Language, Letters and Liberty The Meaning of Purim
Rav Yitzchak Blau Accusing Achashverosh The Meaning of Purim
Rav Elchanan Samet The Mitzva to Destroy Amalek and Our Moral Qualms The Meaning of Purim
Prof. Yonatan Grossman "Mordekhai Did Not Bow" The Meaning of Purim
Rav Itamar Eldar Purim in Chassidic Thought: "Until He Doesn't Know" The Meaning of Purim
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein "The Meaning of Ta'anit Esther" The Rambam (Hilkhot Ta’aniyot 1:4) writes that fast days are designated as times for repentance. In the first chapter, he discusses fasts decreed in a time of distress, during which one should cry out to God. The Meaning of Purim
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein The Haftara of Shabbat Zakhor: Shaul and Amalek The Meaning of Purim
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein The Sin at the Root of the Purim Story The Meaning of Purim
Rav Yehuda Shaviv The "Menucha" (Resting) of Purim The Meaning of Purim
Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon God's War With Amalek - Through Yosef, Yehoshua and Mordekhai The Meaning of Purim
Harav Yehuda Amital Reading the Megilla before Purim When Purim Falls on Sunday Purim Topics in Halakha
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein The Need for a Quorum of Ten for Megila Reading Purim. Torah Reading. In this shiur, we shall deal with the communal dimension of megila reading, against the backdrop of the Gemara in Megila 5a. Topics in Halakha
Rav Ezra Bick Purim: A Holiday in Disguise Purim, as a religious holiday, is both the easiest, and, in some respects, the hardest holiday to understand. Understanding the Practice and Meaning of Halakha
Rav David Brofsky Inebriation on Purim The Gemara famously says that one must become inebriated on Purim, but then it cites a story that seems to contradict this. Sages throughout the ages have offered a variety of approaches to explain this.
Harav Yaakov Medan "But Mordechai Did Not Bow" The crisis in the book of Esther begins as a result of Mordekhai's refusal to bow down to Haman. What was the reason for this refusal, and why was Mordekhai willing to jeopardize the safety of the Jewish People as a result?
Rav Shlomo Levy The Torah Reading of Purim Although the Gemara says that Torah reading cannot be less than ten verses, the reading on Purim is only nine verses. What accounts for this?

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