Audios

Vayikra

Title Description Duration Open
Like An Angel Matan

Like An Angel Matan

01:12:43 Open
Parshat Zachor Haftorah Matan

Parshat Zachor Haftorah Matan

01:01:30 Open
The Small Aleph

The Small Aleph

37:21 Open
Introduction to Vayikra; Whither Korbanot

5773 Will there be Korbanot in the 3rd Beit Hamikdash? Opinions of the Rambam and Rav...

01:07:08 Open
A Covenant of Salt

Why salt is put on Offerings - seeing the symbolism behind the offerings

00:57:15 Open
Parshat Vayikra / An Endearing Scent

5774-The underpinning of the effeciacy of Korbanot

01:00:44 Open

Tzav

Title Description Duration Open
Purifying The Mind

Purifying The Mind

37:47 Open
Parshat Tzav / Preparing for Holiness

5774-preparing for the mishkan, beit hamikdash, para, and Sinai

00:52:27 Open

Shmini

Title Description Duration Open
Nadav Avihu and the 4 who went to Pardes

the deaths of Nadav and Avihu and ecstasy from religious experience

01:01:56 Open
Parshat HaChodesh Adar The Manifestation Of Partnership

Parshat HaChodesh Adar The Manifestation Of Partnership

40:15 Open
Shemini Tazria

Shemini Tazria

01:20:24 Open
The Value Of Silence-Parshat Shmini - Silence in the Teachings of Rebbe Nachman

The tragic deaths of Nadav and Avihu, the response of Moshe, and Aharon and the idea of silence

 
01:04:12 Open

Tazria

Title Description Duration Open
tazria-Parshat Hachodesh

Chodesh hazeh lachem - the first Mitzva? Was this taught in Egypt

41:27 Open
Ritual Seperation To Create Holiness

Ritual Seperation To Create Holiness

45:35 Open
Seperation Leading To Holiness Matan

Seperation Leading To Holiness Matan

59:36 Open
Tazria

Tazria

39:47 Open
Tumah/Hyssop/Korban Pesach Matan

Tumah/Hyssop/Korban Pesach Matan

01:01:22 Open
Commandments as a replacement for Holiness

5772-The rationale of certain Mitzvot according to the Seforno, how the world changed due to the Golden Calf

00:53:26 Open
Parshat Tazria / The Lonely Leper

5774-why the leper needs seclusion

00:49:12 Open
Weekly parsha shiur at Yeshivat Sha'alvim/ FreeBird

5775-Repercussions of holiness - Actions and consequences, sin and punishment.

00:51:28 Open

Metzora

Title Description Duration Open
Metzora

Metzora

01:15:00 Open
Parshiot tazria metzora 5773 Iyov Yona Eliyahu - Iyov Yona and Eliyahu Prophets and Non-Prophets

The isolation of a Leper and a Prophet - two sides of the same coin - explanation of diffciult Midrash in Metzora

01:09:55 Open

Acharei Mot

Title Description Duration Open
Parshat Acharei Mot / How Yom Kippur Works

How Yom Kippur Works

31:49 Open
Parshat Acharei Mot / Molach Submission And Ecstasy

Molach Submission And Ecstasy

49:31 Open
Parshat Acharei Mot / The Metaphysical Component

The Metaphysical Component

46:03 Open
Parshat Acharei Mot / Going to Azazel

5773-The role of Azazel in the Yom Kippur service, multiple explanations of the Ibn Ezra's secret

01:08:24 Open

Kedoshim

Title Description Duration Open
Parshat Kedoshim / Dont Do Unto Others What Is Hateful To You

Dont Do Unto Others What Is Hateful To You ( Matan)

53:47 Open
Parshat Kedoshim / The Spirit Of The Law

The Spirit Of The Law

36:48 Open
Parshat Kedoshim / The Holy and Delicate Constitution of the Land of Israel

5774-The holiness of the Land of Israel and what it requires of its inhabitants

1:00:27 Open
-Generic Jews or a Nation of Kohanim

Holiness as it applies to Koahnim and other Jews

00:53:05 Open

Emor

Title Description Duration Open
Parshat Emor / Holiness From Above And From Below Lag B Omer

Holiness From Above And From Below Lag B Omer

01:00:12 Open
Parshat Emor / Ish Tam

Ish Tam

49:17 Open
Parshat Emor / Why Is The Story Of Blasphemere In Vayikra

Parshat Emor 5772 Why Is The Story Of Blasphemere In Vayikra

01:01:56 Open
Parshat Emor / Shabbat

Shabbat 

44:20 Open
Parshat Emor / The Son Of The Egyptian Man

The Son Of The Egyptian Man

42:39 Open
Parshat Emor / The Dual Aspects of Sefirat Haomer

5773-Agriculture or theology - why do we count the omer? Did the Jews count when they left Egypt?

01:02:18 Open
Parshat Emor / Extension of Holiness

5774-The argument between the Rabbis and the Boethusians regarding the Omer, and the implication of the argument.

00:59:53 Open
-Generic Jews or a Nation of Kohanim (1)

Holiness as it applies to Koahnim and other Jews

00:53:05 Open

Behar

Title Description Duration Open
Behar

Behar

01:19:23 Open
Parshat Behar / Lag Baomer- Guard my Sabbaths

 5772-Guard Sabbath, have awe of the Mikdash, multiple meanings of the verse, and the connection with Lag Baomer

59:00 Open
Parshat Behar / Shmittah (Matan)

Shmittah Matan

01:01:57 Open
Parshat Behar / Shmittah

Shmittah 

01:02:49 Open
Parshat Behar / Shmittah Tape Not Full

Shmittah Tape Not Full

48:19 Open
Parshat Behar / The Age Of The World

The Age Of The World

36:55 Open
Parshat Behar / Were the Details Given at Sinai?

If Moshe received all the details at Sinai - why did he not know what to do with the blasphemer? Approach of the Maharal, and Vilna Gaon

01:03:37 Open
Parshat Behar / Living and Loving

The teachings of Rabbi Akiva and how they may have been misunderstood by his wayward students

01:01:03 Open
Shemitah Shabbat and Exile (long version)

Why does Vayikra have two endings? includes discussion on the age of the universe

01:26:44 Open

Bechukotai

Title Description Duration Open
Parshat Bechukotai / Rebuke (not) keeping SHabbat and Shmitta

Bechukotai-5772

59:10 Open
Parshat Bechukotai / Mikveh Yisroel Yom Haatzmaut

Mikveh Yisroel Yom Haatzmaut

01:01:34 Open
Parshat Bechukotai / To Walk Upright Yom Haatzmaut

To Walk Upright Yom Haatzmaut 

55:10 Open
Parshat Bechukotai / Walking with God

Walking width God

41:34 Open
Parshat Bechukotai / An Awakening from Below

5773-Is the end of Vayikra "anticlimactic"?

00:56:58 Open
Shemitah Shabbat and Exile (1)

5775-An attempt to understand the last 6 chapters of Vayikra, and explain why Vayikra has 2 "endings"

00:58:36 Open
Why Two Rebukes

Why does the Torah need 2 "tochichot"?

00:43:23 Open
Eliyahu's Missing Vav

Figuring out how to merit coming back to the Land of Israel

01:12:40 Open