In this Torah shiur (class) on Shavuot, Mrs. Shira Smiles speaks about the custom of decorating our homes and shuls with greenery on Shavuot.
In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira smiles discusses the holiday of Shavout.
In this Torah class (shiur) on the holiday of Shavuot, Mrs. Shira Smiles talks about the connection between Megillat Rut and Matan Torah.
In this Torah shiur (class) on the holiday of Shavuot, Mrs. Shira Smiles talks about the message behind the minhag, custom, of staying up all night on Shavuot night, learning Torah.
Rabbi Hershel Reichman explains three divrei Torah concerning Shavuot from the Shem MiShmuel.
In this Torah shiur (class) in honor of Shavuot, Rabbi Beinish Ginsburg discusses three possible ways to understand the words ‘Naaseh V’Nishma’, the declaration made by the Jewish People as they accepted the Torah. Rabbi Ginsburg explains how these words can help each individual prepare for their personal Kabbalat HaTorah on Shavuot.
Mrs. Shira Smiles speaks about the upcoming holiday of Shavuot.
In this Shavuot inspired class, Rabbi Hanoch Teller continues his discussion of the gadol, Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzinsky.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller speaks about the life of Rav Chaim Ozer Grodzinsky.
In this Torah shiur (class), in honor of the holiday of Shavuot, Rabbi Cohen explains the nature of true acceptance and performance of Torah.
In this shiur (Torah class),Rabbi Ari Jacobson presents an overview of the mitzva of Sefirat HaOmer. Rabbi Jacobson explains the meaning of the mitzva and presents an overview of its related halachot.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller speaks about working on Midot and affording respect.
Rabbi Avishai David examines the mitzvah of Sefirat HaOmer, and discusses the two types of “zecher le’mikdash”.
In this class, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses that we cannot get caught up only in the technical requirements of counting each night of the Omer and the customs of mourning during this time. Sefirat Haomer is a time for spiritual accounting in preparation for receiving the Torah, specifically in the areas of loving one’s fellow man and increasing our consciousness of G-d.
In this shiur (Torah class) on Sefirat HaOmer, Mrs. Shira Smiles delves into the commentaries that speak about the death of Rabbi Avkiva’s students, thereby getting a sense of the depth and breadth of Torah.
In this class on Sefirat Haomer, Rabbi Beinish Ginsburg discusses the dichotomy of sefirat haomer; on one hand, it is a time of joyous anticipation before Matan Torah, and on the other hand, it is a time of mourning for the deaths of the students of Rabbi Akiva. The class explains how it all fits together.
In this shiur (Torah class), Rabbi Michael Taubes delves int the exact halachik nature of the mitzva of counting the omer. Through an understanding of it’s halachik definition, one comes to understand the purpose of this mitzva.
Rebbetzin Heller discusses how Sefirat HaOmer teaches us to utilize the Middot (attributes) of Hashem, in our attempt towards self perfection.
In this shiur (Torah class), Rabbi Hershel Reichman discusses the unique spiritual characteristics of the month of Iyar. As the month in between Pesach and Shavuot, Iyar represents a more distant relationship with G-d. Yet, despite this distance, Rabbi Reichman explains the strong connection that bonds the Jewish people with the Almighty.
In this Pesach shiur, Rabbi Beinish Ginsburg continues to point out various hints and connections to Matan Torah found in the Haggadah.
In this Torah shiur (class) on Pesach, Rabbi Beinish Ginsburg discusses the connection between the Pesach seder and Matan Torah.
In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the underlying message of the 3 weeks.
In this Torah class (shiur) on the Three Weeks of mourning between the Seventeenth of Tammuz and the Ninth of Av, Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller explains the causes for the destruction of the Beit Hamikdash.