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Talmud Torah and the Pursuit of Truth

Truth is fundamental to Talmud Torah. How do we develop our ability to arrive at the truth? What practices that exist today are conducive towards this goal? Which are not?

Acher- the meaning and message of the life of Elisha be Avuyah

A deeper look at the fascinating life of Elisha Ben Avuyah- and what it has to say to us.

People who learn Torah but are as if they have no God

There are two types of people who are involved in Torah but Chazal refer to as Godless. Who (big surprises!)? Why?

Should We Say Hallel on Yom HaAtzmaut?

Should we be saying Hallel on Yom Haatzmaut? Are we living in Atchaltah DeGeula? How should we relate to our era in Jewish History?

Between Penuel and Machanaim- a view on Life's Challenges

Many fascinating surprises emerge from a close reading of the Biblical text surrounding the journey of Yaakov. Along the way we will learn about the subtleties of the Peshat and understand some seemingly strange midrashic statements. This shiur sheds much methodological light on the study of Tanach, midrash- and a key dimension of life!

The Key to Wisdom

What does Tanach teach us about the essential key to wisdom?

Kidush Hashem: The Prime Directive

The one thing we all need to understand about being a Jew.

Chidush and Talmud Torah

In some circles there is a fairly new tendency towards fearing original creative interpretation of primary sources. It is one of the radical ideas passed off as traditional in recent times. This shiur focuses on the basis for Chidush as a central positive component in Talmud Torah.

The Deeper Meaning of Tzizit

A fascinating but enigmatic Aggadetah holds the key to the secret of Tzizit and its message for all of us.