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Syndication

From a series On the Siddur, by Rav Binyamin Tabory to be released after Chanuka. This segment deals with Al HaNisim.

Chanuka sameach!

Direct download: siddur06tabory-al_hanisim-eng.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:10 PM

Parshat Toldot - Grab a Shovel and Daven! Why is Yitzchak's tefila portrayed as a shovel? Why is Rivka in the room?

Direct download: parsha73-mt-toldot.mp3
Category:Parsha -- posted at: 12:35 PM

IY"H we will be posting our full roster of new audio shiurim shortly. Stay tuned!

Category:general -- posted at: 10:34 AM

Parshat Chayei Sara - A Camel Ride!! by Rav Moshe Taragin. Why are the camels so prominent in Chayei Sarah?

Direct download: parsha73-mt-chayei.mp3
Category:Parsha -- posted at: 10:29 AM

For shiurim on the tefillot of Yom Kippur, by Rosh HaYeshiva Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein, Rav Yair Kahn, Rav Moshe Taragin, and Rav Binyamin Tabory, see http://kmtt.libsyn.com/webpage?search=noraim&Submit=Search

Category:Holidays -- posted at: 11:19 PM

Yeshaya's 3 Pesukim of Teshuva, by Rav Moshe Taragin - Shiur about 3 pesukim from Yeshaya which are recited EVERY tefila of Yom Kippur. Which images of teshuva do they evoke?

Direct download: yk5773-Yeshayas_3_Pesukim_of_Teshuva-mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 1:59 PM

7 Days of Selichot #7, by Rav Moshe Taragin  Erev Rosh Hashana - Rabenu Sa'adia Gaon's Tefilla

Direct download: selichot_07_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 10:10 AM

For more shiurim on Rosh Hashana, see

http://kmtt.libsyn.com/index.php?search=rosh+hashana&Submit=Search

ketiva vechatima tova, the yeshiva

Category:Holidays -- posted at: 10:50 AM

7 Days of Selichot #6, by Rav Moshe Taragin - "Chanenu"

Direct download: selichot_06_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 10:44 AM

The Pesukim of the Mussaf - Amplifying the Meaning of the Shofar, by Rav Moshe Taragin

Direct download: mussaf_and_the_meaning_of_the_shofar_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 11:11 AM

7 Days of Selichot #5, by Rav Moshe Taragin - "Shachar Kamti"

Direct download: selichot_05_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 1:11 PM

7 Days of Selichot #4, by Rav Moshe Taragin - B'Ashmoret HaBoker

Direct download: selichot_04_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 1:09 PM

7 Days of Selichot #3, by Rav Moshe Taragin - "Yisrael Nosha" - Knocking on Heaven's Door

Direct download: selichot_03_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 12:24 PM

7 Days of Selichot #2, by Rav Moshe Taragin - Malachei Rachamim. Are we allowed to solicit the help of Angels in our Selichot?

Direct download: selichot_02_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 12:20 PM

7 Days of Selichot #1, by Rav Moshe Taragin - Lishmoa el HaRina

Direct download: selichot_01_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 1:43 PM

On the Three Weeks #1, by Rav Moshe Taragin - The Five Fateful Events of 17 Tammuz

Direct download: 17-Tammuz-5772-mt.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 12:55 PM

Understanding Minhagim #29, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Wedding Customs

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_29_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 12:16 PM

Shemoneh Esrei #24, by Rav Ezra Bick - Supplications after Tefila - Elokei Netzor

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_24_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 12:45 PM

Understanding Minhagim #28, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Pikuach Nefesh: Reb Chaim

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_28_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 11:32 AM

To hear Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein, Aluf Mishneh (Miluim) Benzi Gruber, and Harav Aharon Lichtenstein - speaking in hebrew, see our KESHET audio site: Zecharya Baumel – 30 Years Later

Category:special -- posted at: 9:52 AM

The Battle of Sultan Yacoub June 11 1982 - June 11 2012

30 Years Later. Mrs. Miriam Baumel speaks to the Beit Midrash.

Direct download: Zecharya-Baumel-30YearsLater_eng.mp3
Category:special -- posted at: 9:06 AM

Understanding Minhagim #27, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Tzitzit

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_27_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 12:22 PM

Shemoneh Esrei #23, by Rav Ezra Bick - The Final Beracha: Sim Shalom

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_23_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 7:46 AM

Understanding Minhagim #26, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Lo Ta'achilum

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_26_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 11:20 AM

Shemoneh Esrei #22, by Rav Ezra Bick - Modim

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_22_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 10:59 AM

Shemoneh Esrei #21, by Rav Ezra Bick - Birkat Retzei

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_21_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 1:46 PM

Understanding Minhagim #25, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Shavuot

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_25_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 11:22 AM

Yom Yerushalayim - A Personal Story, by Rav Moshe Taragin

Direct download: yom-yerushalayim5772-mt.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 7:31 AM

Understanding Minhagim #24, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Rosh Chodesh Part 2

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_24_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 2:32 PM

Shemoneh Esrei #20, by Rav Ezra Bick - Shome'a Tefilla

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_20_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 7:51 AM

Understanding Minhagim #23, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Rosh Chodesh

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_23_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 2:05 PM

Understanding Minhagim #22, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Sefirat HaOmer

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_22_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 2:01 PM

Makkot Mitzrayim #10, by Rav Moshe Taragin - Bechorot: My first-born!!

Direct download: makkot_mitzrayim_bechorot_10_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 9:21 AM

Makkot Mitzrayim #9, by Rav Moshe Taragin - Choshech - The Dark Side!! What were the religious messages of Choshech? Is darkness really associated with evil? 

Direct download: makkot_mitzrayim_choshech_09_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 11:44 AM

Understanding Minhagim #21, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Pesach Part 2

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_21_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 11:12 AM

Makkot Mitzrayim #8, by Rav Moshe Taragin - Arbeh, Foreign Invasion! What were the themes of the very symbolic plague of Arbeh?

Direct download: makkot_mitzrayim_arbeh_08_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 12:49 PM

Makkot Mitzrayim #7, by Rav Moshe Taragin - Barad, Makkot from Heaven! Why was Barad referred to as " all my plagues"; Why did Pa'aro finally concede to HKB"H?

Direct download: makkot_mitzrayim_barad_07_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 1:44 PM

Makkot Mitzrayim #6, by Rav Moshe Taragin - Shechin - Moshe the Magician; Why was Moshe's role so pronounced in this plague; He does a GREAT impersonation of a magician. 

Direct download: makkot_mitzrayim_shechin_06_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 1:37 PM

Makkot Mitzrayim #5, by Rav Moshe Taragin - Dever: There is a New Shepherd in Town! "Dever" may seem pretty "Vanilla" ; discover the religious, economic and redemptive significance of "Dever" .

Direct download: makkot_mitzrayim_dever_05_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 10:44 AM

Makkot Mitzrayim #4, by Rav Moshe Taragin - Arov: Gangs of Beasts! Everyone is terrified by wild animals; why were they called AROV (Gang) - Learn about the first gangsters in history.

Direct download: makkot_mitzrayim_arov_04_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 10:41 AM

Makkot Mitzrayim #3, by Rav Moshe Taragin - Kinim: Insects in Egypt!! KINIM- What did the insects invade? How did this affect the construction industry in Egypt?

Direct download: makkot_mitzrayim_kinim_03_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 10:38 AM

Understanding Minhagim #20, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Pesach

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_20_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 10:34 AM

Special Pesach Shiur: The Exodus from Egypt as a Social Revolution, by Rav Mayer Lichtenstein

This shiur was given during the Herzog College Yemei Iyun 5770. This, as well as 14 other shiurim in English, from the past three years of Herzog College's Tanakh Study Days, can be found on our website at:

http://vbm-torah.org/yemei%20iyun%20audios.htm

We hope you enjoy them!!

Category:special -- posted at: 2:38 PM

Makkot Mitzrayim #2, by Rav Moshe Taragin - Tzefardea (Nile Creatures): What made "Tzefardei'a" so terrible. Frogs are so cute !! ??

Direct download: makkot_mitzrayim_tzefardea_02_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 1:31 PM

Makkot Mitzrayim #1, by Rav Moshe Taragin - Blood: Was the first makkah of dam (blood) an attack on water or an assault upon the Nile) ?

Direct download: makkot_mitzrayim_blood_01_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 1:25 PM

Shemoneh Esrei #19, by Rav Ezra Bick - Tzemach David

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_19_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 12:11 PM

Understanding Minhagim #19, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - K'riat HaTorah Part 2

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_19_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 2:43 PM

Understanding Minhagim #18, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Kriat haTorah

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_18_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 11:55 AM

Shemoneh Esrei #18, by Rav Ezra Bick - The 14th Beracha: Boneh Yerushalayim

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_18_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 2:32 PM

We thought our listeners would be interested in this webcast:

Online Book Launch: Reuven Ziegler’s Majesty & Humility

The final session of “Writings of Rav Soloveitchik” with Rabbi Jeffrey Saks was an online “book launch” with R. Reuven Ziegler about his new volume Majesty and Humility: The Thought of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (Amazon.com link or ordering info in Israel).

Rabbi Reuven Ziegler is Director of Research and Archives of the Toras HoRav Foundationand has edited numerous volumes of Rabbi Soloveitchik’s writings. He is also a founder of Yeshivat Har Etzion’s Israel Koschitzky Virtual Beit Midrash and serves as its Editor-in-Chief.

See: 

http://blog.webyeshiva.org/podcast/online-book-launch-reuven-zieglers-majesty-humility

Category:special -- posted at: 3:15 PM

Chazal's Preambles to Megillat Esther #5 - Special Mussar Series - Parts 7 and 8 of an eight part series:

What meaning does Purim have to the people who actually returned to Israel a FEW YEARS LATER?

Part 8: Learning how to daven from Ninveh

Direct download: megillat_esther_mussar_05_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 1:28 PM

Shemoneh Esrei #17, by Rav Ezra Bick - The 13th Beracha - Al HaTzadikim

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_17_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 12:58 PM

Chazal's Preambles to Megillat Esther #4 - Special Mussar Series - Part 6 of an eight part series:

What impact did the Jewish Miracle have upon the Persian Empire? What exactly is the "smell" of Purim?

Direct download: megillat_esther_mussar_04_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 9:15 AM

Understanding Minhagim #17, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Purim

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_17_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 7:17 AM

Purim Special: The Culture of Shushan, by Rav Moshe Taragin. Cultural and Historical Challenges of the Megilla Story. Events didn't occur in a vacuum but as part of cultural struggles and historical challenges.  

Direct download: mt-purim5772-culture_of_shushan.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 12:21 PM

Chazal's Preambles to Megillat Esther - Special Mussar Series - Part 5 of an eight part series: Reish Lakish

Direct download: megillat_esther_mussar_03_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:Holidays -- posted at: 10:04 AM

Chazal's Preambles to Megillat Esther - Special Mussar Series - Parts 3 and 4 of an eight part series

Direct download: megillat_esther_mussar_02_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:special -- posted at: 11:25 AM

Understanding Minhagim #16, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Birkat HaMazon

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_16_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 11:20 AM

Chazal's Preambles to Megillat Esther - Special Mussar Series - Parts 1 and 2

Battling Empires and Battling Devils: Shmuel, Rav Chiya and Rebbi Yitzchak;

A Tale of Two Cities: Chanina bar Ada

Direct download: megillat_esther_mussar_01_5772_mtaragin.mp3
Category:special -- posted at: 2:48 PM

Shemoneh Esrei #16, by Rav Ezra Bick - The 12th Beracha: Birkat HaMinim

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_16_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 2:36 PM

Shemoneh Esrei #15, by Rav Ezra Bick - The 11th Beracha: Justice and Righteousness

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_15_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 12:20 PM

Understanding Minhagim #15, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Beracha Acharona Part 2

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_15_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 11:55 AM

On the Thought of Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik zt"l, by Rabbi Reuven Ziegler. Rabbi Ziegler, VBM Editor in Chief, recently published a book "Majesty and Humility, The Thought of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik."

A panel discussion was held at YU, with Rabbi Michael Rosensweig, Rabbi Jacob J. Schachter, Dr. David Shatz, and Rabbi Ziegler. The first half of the panel can be heard at http://www.yutorah.org/lectures/lecture.cfm/772057/Rabbi_Dr_Jacob_J_Schacter/Panel_on_%E2%80%98Majesty_and_Humility:_The_Thought_of_Rabbi_Joseph_B_Soloveitchik%E2%80%99_by_Rabbi_Reuven_Ziegler

Direct download: RZiegler_Thought_JBS_Feb2012.mp3
Category:special -- posted at: 11:14 AM

Understanding Minhagim #14, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Beracha Acharona

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_14_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 12:39 PM

Shemoneh Esrei #14, by Rav Ezra Bick - The 10th Beracha - Kibbutz Galuyot

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_14_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 12:12 PM

Understanding Minhagim #13, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Havdala

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_13_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 10:27 AM

If you haven't yet listened to Rav Bick's shiur:

Shemoneh Esrei #13, by Rav Ezra Bick - The 9th Beracha - Birkat HaShanim, Prosperity

today is the day to do so - a perfect shiur for Tu Bishvat. Listen and hear why!

Shemoneh Esrei #13


Category:Holidays -- posted at: 10:23 AM

Understanding Minhagim #12, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Lechem Mishna and Seudot Shabbat

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_12_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 1:17 PM

Shemoneh Esrei #13, by Rav Ezra Bick - The 9th Beracha - Birkat HaShanim, Prosperity

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_13_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 1:48 PM

Understanding Minhagim #11, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Kiddush at night and during the day (continued)

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_11_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 3:16 PM

Shemoneh Esrei #12, by Rav Ezra Bick - The Eighth Beracha: Refua

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_12_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 3:04 PM

Understanding Minhagim #10, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Leil Shabbat Part 1

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_10_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 1:15 PM

Shemoneh Esrei #11, by Rav Ezra Bick - The Seventh Beracha: Redemption

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_11_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 2:58 PM

Sichot RAL #9, by Harav Aharon Lichtenstein - Shvil HaZahav - The Golden Mean - Part 2 (new complete file has been uploaded)

Direct download: ral-sichot_09_5772_shvil-hazahav-2.mp3
Category:Sichot RAL -- posted at: 2:57 PM

Shemoneh Esrei #10, by Rav Ezra Bick - The Sixth Beracha: Forgiveness

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_10_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 1:19 PM

Understanding Minhagim #9, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Tefillin Part 3

Direct download: minhagei_rabboteinu_eng_09_5772_Tabory.mp3
Category:Understanding Minhagim -- posted at: 12:58 PM

Sichot RAL #8, by Harav Aharon Lichtenstein - Shvil HaZahav - The Golden Mean - Part 1

Direct download: ral-sichot_08_5772_shvil-hazahav.mp3
Category:Sichot RAL -- posted at: 2:08 PM

Shemoneh Esrei #9, by Rav Ezra Bick - Fifth Beracha: Teshuva

Direct download: shemoneh_esrei_09_5772_ebick.mp3
Category:Shemoneh Esrei -- posted at: 10:37 AM