Classes

Hilchos Beis Habechira (5779/ 2019)

Hilchos Beis Habechira (5779/ 2019) Given at Beis Hamidrash Linashim Ubanos 770 Class One: Introduction and Perek 1 Halacha 1-4 The Beis Hamikdash is about peace and work (Tefilla; Korbanos.) All בתי מקדש are connected, they are all both a משכן and a מקדש (which is the two levels of שכינה and קדושה). Temporary, semi-permanent…

While There. (5770).

A Class given at Yagdil Torah describing the intense standard of Halacha maintained in the Beis HaMikdash. In the Beis HaMikdash food is holy; We don’t sit.

On The Way (5770).

A Class given at Yagdil Torah describing what was involved in preparing to go to the beis HaMikdash.

Three Rooms (5767).

The Beis HaMikdash is designed to reflect how we live, and Human habitation is divided into three basic areas. The Beis HaMikdash reflected this.Rabbi Paltiel describes the Beis HaMikdash in terms of three fundamentally different categories of space and compares them to a human home. The shiur builds on this analogy using concepts from philosophy,…

The triple Beis HaMikdash. (5767).

The third Temple won’t be the third but “of three” encompassing the virtues of the first and the second in addition to its own distinction.The first Beis HaMikdash and the second Beis HaMikdash were both destroyed because of a specific weakness. The first was “top heavy”. It was dominated by G-dliness and did not incorporate…

Purpose of the Beis HaMikdash. (5767).

What is the Beis HaMikdash for? G-d meeting us (the Holy Ark; Torah) or us meeting Him (Korbonos, The Mizbeach)? Both are true as represented by Rambam and Ramban.The class revolves around a debate between Rambam and Ramban regarding the primary purpose of the Beis HaMikdash. The Mizbeach is representative of the Jewish people meeting…

The Beis HaMikdash (5762).

This class given at Machon Chana overviews the Beis HaMikdash in an inspired way. It is a beginners class.

37. גדול יהי’ כבוד הבית הזה האחרון מן הראשון ה’תשכ”ב

גדול יהי’ כבוד הבית הזה האחרון מן הראשון ה’תשכ”בPDF Class One. If creation was from שם הוי’ה only. Incredibly far and incredibly Bottul. Space and time would not exist at all. Class Two. The world as it is created by the combination of שמות הוי’ ואלקים where the הוי’ה shines through. That is how Godliness…

V’usu Li Mikdash 5747.

The Beis hamikdash is timeless (“Li”) in it’s physical structure, but more so in the human heart.

Mi Yitten KiAch Li 5746.

The Maamar is Yidden’s request that in Golus they be as connected as they were in the time of the Beis HaMikdash. The Beis Hamikdash was a dira bitachtonim through Torah and Maase’ and now, in Golus, we hope (“Mi Yiten”) to also make Him His home. This goes beyond the idea of Keruvim (“kiAch”)…