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Rosh Hashana
Teacher Title Abstract Course
Prof. Yoel Elitzur (Parashat Vayelekh/Shabbat Shuva): Sukka, Redemption and the Talmudic Principle “You Shall Make But Not From That Which is Already Made” By analyzing the texts, how can we come to a deeper understanding of an ancient question that is still perennially relevant for the Jewish people on Shabbat Shuva: If we never repent properly, is the redemption that was promised still guaranteed? Geography in the Parsha
Harav Yehuda Amital Eating Before Tekiyot Halakha
Rav Avraham Marcus Rosh Ha-shana on Shabbat Halakha
Rav David Brofsky Physical Characteristics of the Shofar Halakha
Rav David Brofsky The Mitzva of Shofar Blowing: Its Reason and Nature Halakha
Rav David Brofsky The Laws of the Shofar Halakha
Rav Doniel Schreiber Defining the Mitzva of Shofar: To Blow or to Hear? Halakha
Rav Doniel Schreiber Defining the Mitzva of Shofar: Halakha
Rav Moshe Taragin A Shofar with a "Blemish" Halakha
Rav Moshe Taragin Why is a Cracked Shofar Disqualified? Halakha
Rav Moshe Taragin A Shofar with a Hole The mishna in Rosh Hashana which lists the various physical deformities disqualifying a shofar includes the problem of a shofar which has a hole. Halakha
Rav Moshe Taragin Decorating the Shofar The mishna (26b) in Rosh Hashana describes the unique ceremony of blowing the shofar in the mikdash. Halakha
Rav Shlomo Levy Prozbul Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn The Relationship Between Shofar and Prayer Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn Changes in Prayer During the Ten Days of Repentance Halakha
Rav Amichai Gordin Why Does the Year Begin in the Seventh Month? The mishna at the beginning of Rosh Ha-shana (1:1) rules that we are to count four separate calendars. Holiday Packages
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein "Let Us Enter Your Gates" On Rosh Ha-shana we pray: Today is the birth of the world; today all the creatures of the world will stand for judgment, whether as children or as slaves ... . Holiday Packages
Harav Yehuda Amital A Wordless Blast The Torah does not explicitly command us to blow the shofar on Rosh Ha-Shana. Rather, the Torah says, “It shall be for you a day of shofar blowing” (Bamidbar 29:1) . Holiday Packages
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein For the Sin of Neglect Holiday Packages
Harav Baruch Gigi Holiness and Kingship Holiday Packages
Harav Yehuda Amital A Treasury of Humility Holiday Packages
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Is Teshuva Easy or Hard? Pay attention to the following statement, as well as to your instinctive inner reaction to it: “Teshuva is really easy!” Holiday Packages
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein "Also Noach You Remembered with Love" At the heart of the Zikhronot blessing in the Rosh Ha-shana liturgy stands Noach, who was chosen to exemplify the manner in which God remembers His creatures with love. Holiday Packages
Harav Yehuda Amital Two Types of Coronation This coronation on Rosh Ha-shana has two senses which are really one. There is a coronation of God in the realm of consciousness and faith, and a coronation that encompasses all of a person’s daily activities, both physical and spiritual. Holiday Packages
Rav David Brofsky When Do We Blow the Shofar and Why? Why do we blow shofar before, during and after the Amida? Which of these is the main fulfillment of the mitzva? And what is the connection between shofar and prayer? Holiday Packages

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