Tanakh

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.

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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?

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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

and

Rav Dr. Judah Goldberg, Ram,
Advanced Talmud Learning Program at Migdal Oz

For details, click here...

   
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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

Click here for the complete schedule!!

 

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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!):

- When God is Near

- By Faith Alone

- Torah and Western Thought

Be Strong and Courageous!

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Lishkat HaGiyus - Har Etzion Talmidim at the Recruitment Office July 25, 2016!

Tzetchem LeShalom to all!

First Yahrzeit for Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l


Main event speakers included Dr. Tovah Lichtenstein, Rav Chaim Sabato, Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein and Rav Oded Mittelman. 
Complete program details...  Pictures

Click here to see videos of the shiurim that preceded the main event.

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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 Darkaynu program, whose male division takes place in Yeshivat Har Etzion.
 
 
"The perspective you get from them is unique," says Shana Bet talmid Dovi. "In fact,  it puts in perspective why you are learning at all."
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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."
 
 
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 Gush End of the Year Roundup! 2015-2016

 


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SUMMER 5775/2015 SPECIAL EDITION IN MEMORY OF HARAV LICHTENSTEIN ZT"L


WHAT'S HAPPENING IN YESHIVA COMPLETE ARCHIVE

Yet Another Sefer
For Your Library Shelf!

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Torah and Western Thought: Intellectual Portraits of Orthodoxy and Modernity – in-depth essays on ten luminaries of Modern Orthodoxy, 20% of whom are rashei Yeshivat Har Etzion!  With contributions by YHE alumni Alan Jotkowitz, Yehudah Mirsky, Itamar Warhaftig, Reuven Ziegler and Shlomo Zuckier.
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YEMEI IYUN BE-TANAKH

August 7th thru August 11th 2016

We hope you will join us!

Click here for a selection of videos
of this past year's shiurim

And for a selection from last year...

A visible expression
of the explosion of biblical commentary

that has emerged in “the Gush” - Read more

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu
congratulates Herzog College
for their 20 years of Yemei Iyun
and speaks of his special connection to Tanakh
(english translation)  

Videos of past summers' shiurim
 available on Ynet 

A sample of English shiurim - audio files



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November 5th 2015
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Yeshivat Har Etzion for the Yamim Noraim.

ברון יחד - נגוני ישיבת הר עציון


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

     


Listen to an Interview with Rav Reuven Ziegler

on 5 recent Har Etzion volumes
that should be on your bookshelf! 

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