Shavuot
מרצה Title תקציר סידרה
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Why Learn Gemara? Judaism places great emphasis on the study of Torah. But why the focus on the realm of Halakha, and specifically the choice of gemara as the central text? Holiday Packages
Dr. Avigail Rock Rashi as a Teacher of Values Rashi’s Bible commentary not only fosters close reading of verses but also seeks to convey central Jewish values. Indeed, it has been perhaps the most influential vector of Jewish moral and religious teachings in the past millennium. Holiday Packages
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Torah Lishmah – In the Mind or in the Heart? “Torah for its own sake” is a particularly praiseworthy form of Torah study. Does this refer to one’s motivation for study, or the goal of studying? Is it in the heart or the mind? Holiday Packages
Rav Dr. Judah Goldberg The Covenant of the Avot and the Covenant of Sinai Before God forged a covenant with the Jewish people at Sinai, He had forged a covenant with our forefathers Avraham, Yitzchak and Yaakov (Berit Avot). The Sinai covenant focuses on laws, while Berit Avot centers on values. What is the relationship between these two covenants and how do they interact? Holiday Packages
Rav Tzvi Sinensky The Purpose of Talmud Torah Why is talmud Torah assigned so much weight in the rabbinical tradition? We will propose a series of explanations for the importance of Torah study. Holiday Packages
Rav Moshe Taragin Sefirat Ha-omer and the Shita of the Behag Talmudic Methodology
Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon Sefirat HaOmer: A Biblical or Rabbinic Obligation Sefira Topics in Halakha
Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon Sefirat HaOmer: Miscellaneous Issues Sefira Topics in Halakha
Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon Sefirat HaOmer: Practices of Mourning During Sefira Mourning practices - similarities and differenced between this period and "bein hametzarim." Topics in Halakha