The Eitz Hadaat Narrative is the foundation of all of the Torah, indeed all of Tanach. In this shiur we delve into the deeper meaning of this fascinating and puzzling narraitve.
Was Avraham oblivious to his wife's beauty? If so, is that a good thing? What are Chazal really saying? A beautiful perspective on beauty!
Did Rivkah really keep the prophecy to her self and not tell her husband? How is that possible? The answer tells us much about machloket!
There are unfortunately those today who deny that their is significance to the existence of the State of Israel from the perspective of Torah. We will see that this claim ignores numerous Halachik sources (as well as other sources in Torah litterature).
The book of Yonah appears to be extremely bizarre and enigmatic. In this shiur we will shed light B"H on Yonah the person and this fascinating sefer that deals with his story.
The prophecy entititled "Massah Dumah" in Yishayahu is one of the most cryptic sections in Tanach. Despite its brevity, it requires a tremendous amount of digging and putting the pieces together to unearth the plain sense of this magnificent text. These couple of verses pose a huge challenge- but one that is more than woth the effort!
A new perspective on one of the most cryptic books of Tanach, sheding fresh light on many of its most central secrets.
What is the message of Ovadayhu's life? What does he say to us? Is he related to the sefer in Trei Assar, and if so- how?
A subtle but powerful aspect of Sefer Vayikra is uncovered. Echoes of characters from Bereshit are identified, each contributing a key and fascinating perspective on the topic of Korbanot.
Rabbi Akiva teaches us that Shir Hashirim is "kodesh hakodashim". In this introduction to the sefer, we explore why that is, what it means and what the sefer as a whole has to say to us about our relationship with Hashem,