Jan 28, 2015
Am Levadad Yishkon #13 – “A Roadmap for Jewish History,” by Rav Asher Haber
The Jewish People are required to follow the Torah; nothing less than the destiny of the entire world depends on it. But what if they don’t? The Torah answers that question with a descriptive narrative that predicts the entire...
Jan 27, 2015
Parshat Beshalach - What is it? written by Rav Ezra Bick
The very meaning of the word "man" implies curiosity and bemusement. What is it about the manna that makes it so fascinating - in some ways the focal point of the people of Israel's experience in the...
Jan 25, 2015
The Weekly Mitzva - Beshalach, The Mitzva of Hallel, by Rav Yair Kahn
The shiur begins with the argument between the Rambam and Ramban, whether hallel is a Torah obligation or a rabbinic one. In the course of the discussion, there is an attempt to clarify the criterion that generate the obligation to recite...
Jan 22, 2015
Topics in Practical Halakha #8 Gezeirot Akum, by Rav Mordechai Friedman
Jan 21, 2015
Parshat Bo - Confrontation of Moshe and Paro, written by Rav Ezra Bick
The first seven plagues occur in Parashat Va'era, while the last three occur this week in Parashat Bo. What is the reason for this division, and what does it tell us about the nature of Moshe's series of dramatic meetings...