The Significance of the Incense
by Rav Yehuda Rock
The incense (ketoret) appears in our parasha in two contexts. First, following the complaint of Korach and his company, Moshe sets up a test; further on in the story, when God is about to destroy the nation, it is Aharon's incense that stops the plague.
Dispute that is Not for the Sake of Heaven
by Harav Yehuda Amital zt"l
Sometimes, as we approach parashat Korach, we become so involved in lofty ideas and concepts that there is a danger of forgetting what Korach actually did, and the main lesson to be learned from the parasha.
SHAVUOT WITH HAR ETZION!
Hope you didn't miss these wonderful opportunities!
Rabbi Moshe Taragin
May we have many more learning opportunities to share!
Honoring Our Olim - Yom Yerushalayim 2016
We were proud to honor 18 of our olim at the
Yom Yerushalayim Mesiba in the Yeshiva!
And in honor of Yom Yerushalayim and our talmidim
who serve in Tzahal!
We would particularly like to mention our three "Lone Soldiers"
who swore their allegiance this past week
at the Paratroopers Ceremony held at the Kotel.
Wishing Seth, Sam and Yishai - Chazak VeEmatz!!
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."
Shabbat in Tzfat KiTisa 2016
2 NEW BOOKS BASED ON VBM SERIES