Were Mussaf Sacrifices Offered in the Desert?
by Rav Yehuda Rock
The well-known opinion of the Ramban states that the mussaf (additional) sacrifices, which are listed in our parasha, were not offered in the desert; they were instituted only at the time when Bnei Yisrael entered the land. In this shiur we shall examine this view...
The Sins of the Fathers and of the Sons
by Harav Baruch Gigi
In his Laws of Fasts (5:1), the Rambam teaches: “There are days when all of Israel fasts because of troubles that occurred on those days, in order to arouse the hearts and to open paths of repentance...
Shavua Tov and May We Share Good News
Gush Brits 2015-16!
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BARUCH DAYAN HAEMET
With great sadness, Yeshivat Har Etzion joins in mourning the horrific murder of our dear alumnus, Rabbi Michael Mark Hy”d (’87 H), director of Yeshivat Otniel, who devoted his life to spreading Torah, light, goodness and love. May Hashem send a refua sheleima to his wife, son and daughter, and comfort to his family, community, and all those he touched. Yehi zikhro barukh.
We stand with our neighbors to the south, mourning as well the horrific murder of Hallel Yaffa Ariel HY"D, and pray that their prayers be answered swiftly.
FAITH AFTER THE HOLOCAUST -
Prof. Elie Wiesel together with Harav Yehuda Amital
Yehi zikhram barukh.
First Yahrzeit for Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l
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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.
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