Which is greater, learning Torah or saving Am Yisrael? What is true Tzidkut? Did Chazal think it was wrong for Mordechai to be mevatel Torah in order to save us from Haman? Why was Moshe the epitome of a Tzadik? A crucial discussion of the sources.
One of the most burning and sensitive issues of our day is whether or not Bnei Torah should serve in Tzahal. There are those who vociferously argue they should not- but is that what the Torah actually says? A newer version of the discussion of the topic- including a new discussion of the narrative of Bnei Gad and Bnei Reuven.
An analysis of several key aggadic texts, including the narrative of R. Pinchas ben Yair and his donkey, as well as his famous beriatah (which is the foundation of Mesillat Yesharim).
These texts have much to say about how we are to approach our Avodat Hashem, especially in terms of doing things in the best possible way. This shiur relates to our discussion of chumrot, and more.
An exploration of the Tefillah of Mincha of Shabbat, pluimbing the depths of "Yismach Moshe". THrough an analysis of many texts in Chumash, we are able to understand better a fascinating perspective that is at the heart of this beautiful tefillah.
A fascinating Teshuvah by the Rashbah, replete with several amazing chidushim, leads the way to a crucial perspective on Emunah. As relevant today as in the days of the Rashbah. Includes such varied topics as phony kabalists, misquoted gedolim and when faith is and isn't better religiously.
Why did Moshe never actually demand the Jewish People's freedom? What is the hidden message in the request for the 3 day journey? This shiur explains this and more!
An analysis of the essence of the Haggadah and why Moshe is left out. The secret of the Seder Night emerges through a careful and original interpretation of Tanach.