Classes

Emor (Yeshiva 5780) The Kehuna teaches that Torah doesn't believe in parity

Emor (Yeshiva 5780) The Kehuna teaches that Torah doesn’t believe in parity.The same old story: it’s not fair; why you and not me?The Torah teaches that we are different and have different roles.The “logic” behind this “lack of fairness” is what it motivates and inspires.Parity engenders mediocrity. There are many הבדלות (absolute boundaries) that Hashem...

21-03.ViLaachoso HaBisula (5773/2013).

The dinim of Khuna that prohibit a Kohein from becoming Tamai (spiritual contamination) has seven exceptions: Father, Mother, Son, Daughter, wife, brother and… (in a separate Posuk) sister. Why is the sister in a separate Posuk and why are there three different rules that narrow what kind of sister one is permirtted (and obligated) to...

21-17. (5765/2005).

A Ba’al Mum, an invalid is not allowed to do the Avodah in the Beis HaMikdash.

22-32. Mesiras Nefesh al Kidush Hashem (5766).

Mesiras Nefesh al Kidush Hashem (5766).This class addresses the mitzva of Kiddush Hashem – sanctification of G-d’s name. This class is a must for those who love Rambam. Plus several exciting insights from Chassidus (references to follow).

Emor - Chilul Hashem and Kiddush Hashem

Emor- Chilul Hashem and Kiddush Hashem, 5766.V’lo sichalelu venikdashti- pasukim lamed aleph through gimmel Sources: E. Ezra, Sforno, Ramban, Gemara, Zohar, Shach, Ch. Sofer, Gemara, Rambam, S. Hamitzvos, R. Bechayey, D. Mitzvosecha.This class is too long so it’s been divided, the first part is (short) everything until the RaMabaM, the second (larger) part is the...

24-10 until the end of the Parsha, Mikalel and aftermath.

24-10 until the end of the Parsha, Mikalel and aftermath.Mikalel is followed up by a brief review of the Halachos Of Adam and Mamon HaMazik from Mishpatim; the question is why?A radical idea is proposed: there are five Chumashim, each with with a different basic message. [1. Tzadikim Mesiras Nefesh, 2. Freedom in service, 3....