You Shall Make For Yourself an Ark of Wood
by Rav Tamir Granot
In this shiur we shall compare the command to fashion the second set of tablets, as described by Moshe, and the original narrative in Sefer Shemot. To my mind, the differences between the two versions are fundamental in nature, and point to the essence of each of the two accounts. We will see that the contradiction between the two descriptions of Moshe’s second ascent of the mountain to receive the tablets is an expression of two different theological approaches that are reflected in Sefer Shemot, on the one hand, and Sefer Devarim, on the other.
Moshe Rabbeinu - Educator Par Excellence
by Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l
Is there a particular explanation as to why Moshe Rabbeinu prefers to give his rebuke just before his passing?
SAVE THE DATE!
The Stella K. Abraham Beit Midrash for Women
invites you to an
EREV SHIRA VEHITO'RERUT
IN TEANECK, NJ
First Night of Selichot - Motzaei Shabbat September 24th
with Racheli Schmell, Overseas Director of Migdal Oz
Rav Dr. Judah Goldberg, Ram,
Advanced Talmud Learning Program at Migdal Oz
Rav Moshe Taragin In Denver!
Shabbat Nachamu 2016
Speaking on the Following SIX Topics
over the course of Shabbat:
Moshe's Final Plea to Enter Israel
Rav Lichtenstein and the Labor of Religion
Defining Ahavat Hashem and Yirat Shamayim
Can It Be a Mitzva to Lie?
Keriyat Shema and the Anthem of Jewish History
Rav Amital: Striving to be an Angel but Accepting our Humanity
The 27th of Tammuz is the 6th yahrtzeit of
Moreinu Harav Yehuda Amital zt"l.
To learn more about his life, worldview, and teachings,
see these wonderful titles
(available now at special discount!):
Be Strong and Courageous!
Tzetchem LeShalom to all!
First Yahrzeit for Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l
Click here to see videos of the shiurim that preceded the main event.
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 Darkaynu program, whose male division takes place in Yeshivat Har Etzion.
What's Happening in Israel
Visits to Har Etzion by the most elite instructional institution in the IDF - The IDF Command and Staff College ("Pum") - seem to have become a tradition. Brigadier General Commander Noam Tivon explains why: "I consider Rav Medan a leader, an ideological leader, but also a leader who seeks ways to build bridges, and therefore it is so important to hear him."
Gush Lone-Soldiers (June 2016)
2 NEW BOOKS BASED ON VBM SERIES