Why do we celebrate Purim – Multiple levels
In this Torah class Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller-Gotleib discusses the Holiday of Purim
Understanding current events via the story of Purim.
Explanation of Shoshanas Yaakov
An Unlikely Heroine – A Study on Megillat Esther
This class explores the connection between Havdala and Purim, as expressed in the passuk from the megilla which is included in the weekly havdaa, “layehudim haysa orah v’simcha v’sasson viykar’, ‘and the Jews had light, joy, rejoicing, and honor’.
What it is that makes the Simcha of Purim so special.
Why is there a custom to dress up in costume on Purim?
In this Torah shiur (class) Rabbi Beinish Ginsburg discusses Parshat Shekalim, Parshat Zachor, Parshat Parah, and Parshat Hachodesh, which are read in the weeks surrounding Purim, leading up to Rosh Chodesh Nissan.
Rebbetzin Leah Kohn discusses the Connection between the Month Of Adar and Nissan.
Rebbetzin Leah Kohn discusses Happiness in the month of Adar.
Rebbetzin Leah Kohn the Month Of Adar.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller finishes her discussion of Megillat Esther, and reviews the four mitzvot of Purim.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller speaks about ‘hester panim’, hashgacha, and the effect of Tzadikim on their generation.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller explains how Esther became the epitome of Midat Malchut (characteristic of kingship), and why she needed preparation for this role.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller speaks about the nature of doing Teshuva by looking at the methods used by Esther and Mordechai.
In perek 3, Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller examines Hashem’s Hashgacha, the purpose of Amalek, and the spiritual forces at battle.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller examines Perek 2, with an introduction to Mordechai and Esther, and a deepening of our understanding of the galut, exile, and the specific roles of Haman and Mordechai.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller describes Megillat Esther as a means of understanding our relationship to everything the Persian exile represents, and Hashem’s plan in exposing us to it.
Purim: Learning how to open the gates of heaven by examining the prayers of Mordechai, Esther and the Jewish Children
The role of prayer in the Purim story, and its lessons for prioritizing prayer on Purim.
In this Torah shiur (class) Rabbi Beinish Ginsburg discusses Esther’s role in the megillah, and the seeming switch in her persona.
in this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira smiles discusses the Holiday of Purim
In this Torah shiur (class) on Purim, Mrs. Shira Smiles speaks about the Gemara that asks where Haman, Mordechai, and Esther are hinted at in the Torah. Mrs. Shira Smiles also examines the mitzvah of Mishloach Manot.
In this Torah shiur (class) on the month of Adar, Mrs. Shira Smiles speaks about what we can learn from having two months of Adar. Mrs. Smiles also speaks about the sign of Adar, the fish.
In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Leah Kohn discusses Happiness as the essence of Purim.
In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the Holiday of Purim.
In this shiur (Torah class), by Rabbi Michael Taubes, the halachic nature of the Megillah reading is discussed. Rabbi Taubes differentiates between the reading at night and the reading during the day, and why each one is significant.
In this Torah shiur (class) on Parshat Zachor, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the mitzva to eradicate Amalek.
In this Torah class (shiur) on Purim, Rabbi Beinish Ginsburg takes us a journey through the megilla, showing the myriad miracles buried in the seemingly mundane parts of the story of Purim.