Rabbi Avishai David shows the division of the mizmor into two segments, and examines the Radak that relates the mizmor to the Beit Hamikdash.
Rabbi Avishai David points out the dual segments of the mizmor, the contrasting themes, and the role of Hishtadlut in conjunction with Hashem’s role.
Rabbi Avishai David explains the connection between this mizmor and the previous mizmor, discusses the idea of the work ethic that redeems, and examines the role of the wife.
Rabbi Avishai David shows how this mizmor (Tehillim Perek 67) is connected to Sefirat Haomer, and how the theme of the mizmor is reflected in its structure.
Rabbi Avishai David shows the connection of this mizmor to Shemoneh Esrei, and to matan Torah.
Rabbi Avishai David presents the Radak’s three approaches to this mizmor, and examines the mizmor’s intensification and evolution
In this class on Tehillim, chapter 95, Rabbi Avishai David speaks about the structure of the mizmor, famous as the opening Psalm in the prayer of Kabbalat Shabbat. Rabbi David explains how the two segments of the mizmor reflect the dual nature of Hashem’s Kingdom; universal on the one hand, and particular to the Jewish people on the other hand. Rabbi David also shows how this mizmor also relates to people traveling up to the Beit Hamikdash to serve Hashem.
In this class on chapter 95 in Tehillim, Rabbi Avishai David discusses the overall structure of this mizmor and the following chapter’s, which form a part of the Kabbalat Shabbat prayers said on Friday night. Specifically regarding this mizmor, Rabbi David discusses the two segments of the chapter as being universal to mankind and particular to the Jewish people, and examines the difference between the anger of Hashem after the Sin of the Meraglim, the Spies, and the Anger of Hashem after the Sin of the Eigel, the Golden Calf.
Explains how perek 96 is a continuation and intensification of the previous perek, Tehillim 95. This shiur also focuses on the unique role of the number seven which appears in this chapter.
In this class on perek 97 in Tehillim, Rabbi Avishai David discusses the three themes that can be found throughout all of the six mizmorim of Kabbalat Shabbat. These themes are Hashem’s Kingship, His Justice, and all idol-worshipers’ ultimate recognition of Hashem’s Dominion.
In this shiur (Torah class) on Tehillim chapter 27, Rabbi Avishai David discusses the themes, structures, and lessons of this perek. This chapter of tehillim, known as ‘L’Dovid Hashem Ori V’Yishi’, is read twice a day after regular prayers during days from Rosh Chodesh Elul until Hoshana Rabba.
In this class on Tehillim, Rabbi Avishai David explains how perek 96 is a continuation and intensification of the previous perek, Tehillim 95. He also focuses on the unique role of the number seven which appears in this chapter.