Toras Menachem – 10 Shvat 5721 (30) – Sicha Five (05)

10 Shvat 5721, Class 30; Sicha 5 (Class 05).Toras Menachem vol. 30 page 81-82.1) Introduction to the three weeks.2) First step in dvaikus is the Bittul,3) But that is followed by dvaikus: ACTION.

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…

18 TAMUZ (5768).

A short thought.


The walls of Yerushalayim were breached leading to the destruction of the first Beis HaMikdash.

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.