An exploration of the episode of Shem and Yafet’s act of respect for their father Noach after he planted a vineyard and was affected by the wine he drank, and their subsequent reward for their ‘kibud av’.
An explanation of the Midrash describing the complaint of the moon and the shrinking of its size during the world’s Creation.
An overview of Yaakov’s bracha and rebuke to Reuven regarding his midda of ‘pachaz kamayim’.
The passuk which describes the vision which Yaakov had on his down to Egypt switches from Yisrael to Yaakov. In this class, we explore the significance of the shift from Yisrael to Yaakov, and what each name represents.
The relationship between Yaakov, Esav, and Yosef, based on the Midrash, and how this Midrash relates to Chanuka.
Mrs. Smiles discusses Yaakov’s decision to leave Charan.
What was the essence of Esav’s error in during the episode of his selling his birthright to Yaakov for a bowl of lentil soup?
Influencing , Indulging and Inculcating
In this class (shiur) Rabbi Goldman discusses The 10 Maccos
Rabbi Effie Goldman discusses the dreams of Yosef
Rabbi Effy Goldman discusses Yakov And Eisav in the Parsha.
In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Lech – Lecha
In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Noach of year 5778
In this class (shiur) on Parshat Vayechi, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the dispersion of the tribes of Shimon and Levi.
In this class (shiur) on Parshat Vayigash, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the wagons Yosef sent back to Yaakov and the message of the eglah arufah.
In this class (shiur) on Parshat Vayeishev, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the test of Yosef with Potifar’s wife and what Yosef actually saw when he saw the image of his father.
In this class Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Vayishlach
In this class (shiur) on Parshat Vayeitzei, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the place where
Yaakov stopped off to pray on his way to Charan. The Torah enigmatically relates that the original name of this place was Luz. What is the significance of this detail, and what is the symbolism in the name?
In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Toldos