Divine Therapy at the Dead Sea
by Rav Elchanan Samet
An analysis of the structure of the story of the splitting of the Red Sea reveals that the miracle's purpose was to break the Jews' slave mentality...
Rav Soloveitchik on the Need for Religious Inwardness
by Rav Reuven Ziegler
Halakha demands not just external observance but inner feeling; and this is precisely what is so lacking in the contemporary religious community...
Rav Mordechai Friedman
Coming to USA This Week!
Rav Mordechai will be giving shiur at the home of
Eli '85 and Cheryl Sanders @ 454 Washington Street, Brookline
SORRY - SHIUR CANCELLED DUE TO THE STORM
Women's Zimun in Birkat HaMazon
There will be no solicitation of funds at this program. We hope to see you!
Rav Yair Kahn Coming to the University Near You!
Jan. 25 - 20:00 Columbia
Jan. 27 - Harvard and Brandeis - cancelled due to the storm
Jan. 28 - 18:00 - Yale
Jan. 29 - 18:30 - Queens 20:00-22:00 - NYU 23:00 - YU
Feb. 2 - 12:00 - 14:00 - Maryland Penn - in the evening
Feb. 3 - 5pm - Rutgers 19:15 - Princeton
AND FOR THE TORONTONIANS: LOOK OUT FOR RAV YAIR ON SHABBAT JAN 31st
PARSHAT BESHALACH, GIVING SHIUR AT SHAAREI SHOMAYIM!!
MOTZAEI SHABBAT @20:45, SHIUR FOR YORK UNIVIERSITY STUDENTS
AT THE HOME OF RABBI AARON GREENBERG'S HOME
Welcome to our South African and Australian alumni who are back in Yeshiva in the Veshavu Banim Program 2015
Rosh Yeshiva, HaRav Yaacov Medan visiting Gush Isuf Kravi soldiers.
The Combat Intelligence Collection Corps is the newest of the IDF GOC Army Headquarters' five corps. They are tasked with collecting combat intelligence and maintaining observation networks.
Army visits need to be coordinated through IDF command. When the commanding officer received a request for a visit from HaRav Medan, he asked that the Rosh Yeshiva speak with the entire battalion!
THE GREATEST TORAH IS THAT
WHICH IS CONNECTED TO REALITY
- Rav Jonathan Ziring, a member of the Kollel Gavoah
When studying Talmud, it’s easy to be desensitized to the real-life implications of even the most sensitive issues — rape, for example.
So, as we at Yeshivat Har Etzion study the third chapter of the Talmudic tractate Ketubot, a chapter devoted to the crimes of rape and seduction, it’s easy to forget (especially when using the Hebrew terms) that “ones u-mefateh” are not just legal categories, but traumatic events that affect real people.
To combat that, my yeshiva arranged two presentations to ensure that I and the other students fully grasp what’s at stake in discussions of rape and sexual assault.
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."