Topics in Halakha
מרצה Title תקציר סידרה
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Chametz Shel Hekdesh The gemara (Pesachim 5b) quotes a beraita which derives from pesukim that one is forbidden to see one's OWN chametz, but permitted to see that of others' (i.e., non-Jews) and of hekdesh (i.e., that which has been consecrated to the Beit Ha-mikdash). Masekhtot - Iyun
Rav Asher Meir Siman 114 Prayers for Wind, Rain and Dew Mishna Berura
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Reflections Upon Birkot HaTorah (Part 1 of 2) Not surprisingly, few texts are as pregnant with concepts central to the definition of a yeshiva and its goals as birkot ha-Torah. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Reflections Upon Birkot HaTorah (Part 2 of 2) If this concept (of the intertwining of norm and yearning) is elucidated through the substance and sequence of entire berakhot, others are expressed via specific phrases or even a single word; and, of these, several may be noted. One is the term "lishmah" with which - in most current readings, although not, inter alia, the Rambam's - the body of "ve-ha'arev na" concludes. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Rav Moshe Taragin Torah Reading at Mincha on Fast Days Though kri'at ha-Torah occupies a prominent position within the liturgy, there are only three occasions on which we read from the Torah during Mincha - Shabbat, Yom Kippur, and general fasts. Talmudic Methodology
Rav Moshe Taragin Tzedaka Benefits for Jerusalemites Do the residents of Yerushalayim enjoy any preferential treatment over the residents of other locations, with regards to the allocation of charity funds? Talmudic Methodology
Rav David Brofsky The Laws of Fasts - Bein Ha-metzarim - The Three Weeks In this shiur we will begin our study of the laws of the three-week period from the seventeenth of Tamuz until Tisha Be-Av, known as “bein ha-metzarim.” The Laws of Festivals
Rav David Brofsky The Laws of Fasts - The Nine Days In this shiur, we will study the laws of the Nine Days, beginning with the more general directive to minimize joyous activities during the month of Av, moving to the prohibition of laundering and the custom to refrain from bathing, and concluding with refraining from eating meat and wine during this period. The Laws of Festivals
Rav David Brofsky Sefirat Ha-Omer: Mourning Practices During the Omer The weeks between Pesach and Shavuot are characterized by excitement and anticipation as the Jewish People count from the Exodus from Egypt until the giving of the Torah. However, they are also marked by the observance of minhagei aveilut, mourning practices. In this shiur, we will study the source, scope, and content of these practices. The Laws of Festivals
Rav Binyamin Tabory Parashat Lekh Lekha: Brit Mila (Circumcision) Performed by a Non-Jew The mitzva of Brit Mila was given to Avraham and his descendents as part of the covenant with God. When Avraham was ninety-nine years old, God promised him that he would be the progenitor of a nation that would receive the land of Israel as an everlasting possession. The Weekly Mitzva
Rav Binyamin Tabory Parashat Mishpatim: Wife and Family Support Halakha indeed obligates a father to support his children. The basic obligation seems to be a Biblical obligation according to the Rambam and a rabbinic obligation according to the Ramban. The Weekly Mitzva
Rav Yair Kahn The Mitzva of Rebuke Interpersonal. Fulfilling the mitzva to rebuke one's friend, "Hokhei'ach tokhiach et amitekha" (Vayikra 19:17), frequently becomes complicated when the party being rebuked does not want to change his behavior. Must one rebuke those who do not want to listen? Topics in Halakha
Rav Shlomo Levy A Torah Scroll In Which a Mistake Was Found Torah Reading Topics in Halakha
Harav Baruch Gigi Halakha, Reality and the Relationship Between Them General Topics in Halakha
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Mitzvot Bein Adam La-chaveiro Interpersonal Laws Interpersonal Part 1 Topics in Halakha
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Cooking Liquids on Shabbat Shabbat Topics in Halakha
Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon Blessing Children on Shabbat It is customary in many communities for a father to bless his children on Shabbat evening, as Yaakov blessed Efraim and Menashe. Topics in Halakha
Rav Binyamin Tabory Chinukh: Training Children to Fulfill Mitzvot Education. Mitzvot. Topics in Halakha
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Shiur #01: The Difference Between Shemitta and Yovel Eretz Yisrael Topics in Halakha
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Human Dignity in Halakha Interpersonal Topics in Halakha
Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon "You Shall Not Place a Stumbling Block Before the Blind" Part 1 Interpersonal Topics in Halakha
Rav Yair Kahn Seasonal Changes to Shemoneh Esrei Prayer Topics in Halakha
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Shiur 01: The Prohibition of Ribbit by Rabbinic Decree Monetary Topics in Halakha
Harav Baruch Gigi Rosh Chodesh ֠The Difference Between Kedushat Ha-Yom and the Prohibition of Work Rosh Chodesh Topics in Halakha
Rav Chaim Navon Is There a Mitzva to Settle the Land of Israel? Israel Topics in Halakha