In this Torah shiur (class) on Yirmiyahu, Rabbi Avishai David completes his analysis of chapter 31, with a discussion of the remarkable sacrifice of Rachel Imeinu and her subsequent reward, and the different exiles that the Jewish people experienced, according to the explanations of the Malbim, Rav Yisrael Salanter, Rav Shalom Shwadron, and Rav Chaim Soloveitchik. This Torah class is available online in streaming video and for download in mp3 and ipod video formats.
In this Torah shiur (class) on Sefer Yirmiyahu, Rabbi Avishai David
explains the beautiful prophecies of return and rebuilding found in
chapter 31. In this chapter, Rachel Imenu pleads with Hashem to allow her children to return to the land of Israel,
in the merit of her self-sacrifice when Leah married Yaakov. Rachel is
promised that her children will return to Eretz Yisrael, and the
prophesy of a renewed covenant between Hashem and the Jewish people,
with the Jews once more re-established in the holy land follows. This Torah class is available online in streaming video and for download in mp3 and ipod video formats.