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by Rav Yair Kahn

For both the Rambam and R. Yehuda Halevy, ma'amad Har Sinai is critical; it is crucial that the collective experience of ma'amad Har Sinai be transmitted as a living tradition from generation to generation.     

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by Rav Shimon Klein

What is the meaning of our declaration that "the Lord our God, the Lord is One"? And what is the connection between this statement and the subsequent command to love God? 

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AUDIO RECORDINGS OF HERZOG'S ENGLISH PROGRAM, COURTESY OF KMTT...

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AUDIO AND VIDEO RECORDINGS OF THIS SUMMER'S GALA YEMEI IYUN BE'TANAKH
ARE GOING UP TO THE INTERNET GRADUALLY. HERE IS THE HERZOG LINK, ENJOY!

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A collection of Torah essays from the Rashei Yeshiva and alumni of the Yeshiva presented in honor of the Yeshiva’s 50th Anniversary
Now available for purchase!

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Maintaining contact with alumni "down under", Rabbi Moshe Taragin and Director of Institutional Advancement Hillel Mann recently visited  in Melbourne and Sydney. Their trip included a Shabbat Tish for alumni and prospective talmidim,as well as a shiur on Tisha B'Av about Harav Yehuda Amital's attitude to the Holocaust.  Rabbi Danny Mirvis ('03) Chief Rabbi of the Mizrahi in Melbourne, Jeremy Hertz (MTA 05) Head of the Mizrachi Seminary, Rabbi Marcus Rosenberg (MTA 10) Ram at Yavne College and many other alumni - it was so good to see you!


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Harav Yehuda Amital zt"l

In honor of Harav Amital, Tuesday, 27 Tammuz, July 30th, the yeshiva followed mincha with a shiur klali by Rav Yoel Amital, words in his memory by Dr. Shlomo Yishai (Click here to view) and limmud mishnayot by Rav Uzi Friedlich. Aliya la-kever followed. Click here for details... For short stories about Harav by his talmidim (in hebrew) click here.


HOT OFF THE PRESS - TOO NEW EVEN TO HAVE APPEARED AMONG THE BOOKS AT SHAVUA SEFER!

Job - Between Darkness and LightRYM Iyov web
by Rosh Yeshiva Harav Yaakov Medan deals with existential issues that concern the religious world - the justice of God's trial in the world and the ability of a human being to understand, criticize and even rebel against what appears to be an injustice.
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SHAVUA SEFEROur recent celebration of
Torat HaAretz included books by
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l,
Harav Yehuda Amital zt "l, 

the Torat Etzion series on the weekly Torah portion, 
books by our ramim and more... 
We hope you made use of this wonderful opportunity to add these titles to your bookshelf! 

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WE HOPE YOU JOINED US! If not, click here to see...

Yom Iyun Honoring the Memory of
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein ztl

"Women's Contribution to the World of Torah"

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VIDEOS and AUDIOS of the event! 
Click here for more pictures.



Dinner2019Conference iconThis year's Annual Etzion Foundation Dinner was preceded by an Education and Leadership conference. Faculty, alumni and alumnae in communal leadership positions addressed the contemporary challenges impacting the Jewish community in Israel and the Diaspora today. Audio recordings of these sessions are now available here.
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What opportunities are there for special-needs high school graduates who also want to have a year in Israel - and a fulfilling life after that?

Read about the remarkable Ohr Torah Stone’s Elaine & Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program, whose male division takes place in Yeshivat Har Etzion.
 
 
"The perspective you get from them is unique," says alumnus Dovi. "In fact,  it puts in perspective why you are learning at all."
 
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BAT MITZVA DAY!
June 19th, 2019.
Pictures here...


TANAKH FOR TISHA BE'AV
with Rav Alex Israel,
Dr. Adina Sternberg

and Rabbi Prof. Joshua Berman

CLICK HERE FOR THESE VIDEO SHIURIM...


MOURNING FOR 9 BE'AV

Special podast
with Rav Dovid Gottlieb

8:45am Kinot recital
and commentary

Broadcast from Jerusalem.


WINTER 2019 ETZION UPDATE!!
DIDN'T RECEIVE THIS IN YOUR MAILBOX?
Let us know and we will update our records!

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WE ENJOYED
THE BAR MITZVA DAY

(25 IYAR) MAY 30, 2019 

TO SEE PICTURES...

AND OUR
BAT MITZVA DAY

(12 TEVET) DECEMBER 20, 2018

TO SEE PICTURES...

Congratulations to one and all!


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Digest format of weekly divrei Torah,
especially designed for
dispersal 
in your local synagogue.
Click here to register...


WE ARE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE an updated version of The Writings of Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l is now available on the VBM.  Please note that many hundreds of hyperlinks to articles have been added, such that now nearly 90% of the articles in the bibliography are just a click away. 

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Does your library
include these titles? Contact Ktav and Koren Publishers.

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a life steady and whole

Recollections and Appreciations of Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein, zt"l
Edited by Elka Weber and Joel B. Wolowelsky

Available online here. 

    "In his absence, as in his lifetime, we continue to ask ourselves what he would think about the way we contend with our everyday challenges and what he would say about our struggle against torpor and faithlessness." - Rabbi Shalom Carmy
 

TO REGISTER FOR THE ISRAEL KOSCHITZKY VIRTUAL BEIT MIDRASH,
CLICK HERE.


WHAT'S HAPPENING IN YESHIVA COMPLETE ARCHIVE

                   

We have created a youtube playlist of Nigunei
Yeshivat Har Etzion for the Yamim Noraim.

ברון יחד - נגוני ישיבת הר עציון



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Yeshivat Har Etzion Library Celebrates 35 Years! Read more...



 We thought you would enjoy this:

 


In Memory of Harav Yehuda Amital zt"l
(movie prepared by Har Etzion talmidim
Yehonatan Weinberger and Ehud Roth)

     



Please share your personal stories, condolences, eulogy, audio or video file of Roshei HaYeshiva, Moreinu veRabbeinu Harav Yehuda Amital zt"l and Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l via this form. We will be posting a selection of these items.