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KMTT - the Torah Podcast

Jul 27, 2016

Parshat Matot, The Inauguration, written by Rav Yair Kahn

Parshat Matot contains numerous, seemingly superfluous details surrounding the battle with Midian and the two and a half tribes who settled east of the Jordan. How do these details contribute to the theme of Israel becoming a cohesive whole prior to the...

Jul 21, 2016

July 20th, 2016 at Kehillat Shivtei Yisrael, Raanana. With Rav Yair Kahn - "Eish Tamid and Ner Tamid" and Rav Menachem Leibtag, Tzelem Elokim and Mikdash Me'at". Divrei Peticha by Prof. Joel Hirsch 

Jul 21, 2016

Parshat Pinchas, The Second Census, written by Rav Yair Kahn

Why were the people of Israel commanded to battle Midian twice, and what does this teach us about the evolution of Israel's national identity?

Jul 13, 2016

Parshat Balak - I Will Bless Those Who Bless You, written by Rav Yair Kahn

What is the deeper meaning of Bil'am's narrative arc, and how is this connected to the role of blessings and curses in the Torah?


Jul 11, 2016

Parshat Chukat -  Benei Yisrael: The New Generation, written by Rav Amnon Bazak

What is the meaning of Moshe and Aharon's silent reaction to the nation's complaint at Mei Meriva, and what does this tell us about the nation's evolving relationship with God at the time?