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Tanach Shiurim

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The secret of Ezra and Nechemya

This shiur explores a key to Ezra and Nechemyah that puts the entire sefer into focus. It also sheds light on the topic of Redemption- past and present!

 

The Secret of Megillat Rut







A seemingly innocuous and extraneous sentence in the megillah actually holds the key to the entire mystery of the book of Rut!

 

The 3 1/2 Forefathers

A beautiful but cryptic narrative yields valuable insights into what it means to be one of the Avot/Imahaot. That, in turn, reveals a fundemental direction for every Jew.

Pesel Michah

A look at the narrative of Pesel Michah that sheds light on many sections of Tanach and their fascinating interaction. This shiur also helps us understand the meaning and relevence of Avodah Zarah.

The Sins of our Fathers

An interpretation of Yirmiyahu's words in Eichah regarding the sins of our fathers in broader context- yielding an important perspective for all of us.

The Nameless Women

An analysis of the three key women who are are anonymous in Tanach. Why? What does it mean? The answers are fascinaitng and of great significance.

Leolam Yehe Adam Yereh Shamayim...

An Analysis of and original insights into the beautiful prayer "Leolam Yehe Adam Yereh Shamayim...", shedding light on related texts in Tanach and chazal, as well.

Yosef the Misunderstood

A deep and broad analysis of key texts and perspectives in the narrative of Yosef and his brothers. In this shiur we also explore a famous midrash that seems to have no connection to peshat- until we properly understand both the midrash and the peshat.

Yehoshua chapter 22: a deeper look.

This very perplexing narrative requires a perspective based on many sundry texts throughout Tanach. This shiur provides thee pieces and puts them together to form a dazzling picture.

The difference between Rut and Iyov: a perspective on adversity.

A seemingly strange gemarah about Rut and Iyov yields a beautiful and crucial perspective on adversity and life.