In this shiur (class), Rabbi Hershel Reichman analyzes the essay concerning viddui (confession) in Rav Soleveitchik’s sefer (book), Al Hateshuva. Viddui’s unique characteristics lie in its halachik significance and its requirement in the teshuva process.
In this Torah class (shiur), Rabbi Hershel Reichman delves into Rabbi Soleveitchik’s essay on Kaparah (atonement) and Tahara (purification), in his classic work, Al HaTeshuva. The uniqeness of the teshuva process on Yom Kippur lies within the added dimension of Tahara, when one sincerely repents.
In this shiur (Torah class) Rabbi Reichman discusses the idea of teshuva, where past misdeeds have the ability to actually become merits.
In this Torah shiur (class), Rabbi Hershel Reichman reveals the the oath aspect of teshuva and the new bris between Hashem and the individual created via teshuva, as discussed in Sefer Al Hateshuva.
In this Torah shiur (class) Rabbi Hershel Reichman discusses the two forms of Teshuva described by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik in his sefer, Al Hateshuva. Rabbi Soloveitchik speaks about intellectual teshuva and emotional teshuva as two possible processes of teshuva, and describes the nature of each process.
In this Torah shiur (class) Rabbi Hershel Reichman begins his course on Al Hateshuva with an explanation of Rabbi Soloveitchik’s essay on the Atonement of Yom Kippur today and in the times of the Beit Hamikdash, and the differences between communal and individual kaparah.