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These Torah experiences include both texts and narrative, to provide learners with a guided tour through a topic. Study on Shavuot or prepare for the holiday in advance with these Torah journeys from an all-star lineup of educators.
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THE BOOK OF RUTH AND RECEIVING THE TORAH: RESPECTING THE HUMANITY OF OTHERS
Shavuot - the holiday which marks our personal engagement with the Torah, as well our collective march towards the final redemption - is born out in the ideas found in the Book of Ruth. Explore those messages with me as we prepare for Z’man Matan Torateinu.
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Origins of Tikkun Leil Shavuot
Where does the Shavuot practice of staying up all night come from?
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SEFIRAT HA-OMER: REPAIRING AND REDEEMING SOCIETY
Why did Rabbi Akiva's students die between Pesach & Shavuot? Because a chosen people who seek to embrace a covenantal relationship must learn to respect the other. Thoughts on Sefirat HaOmer and how Rabbi Soloveitchik & Rav Moshe Feinstein taught us what mutual respect looks like.
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FROM MATZA TO CHAMETZ: THE REDEMPTIVE JOURNEY FROM PESACH TO SHAVUOT
With the war in Ukraine, riots in Jerusalem, an unstable global economy and uncertainty in Israel's government, we are in a holiday season where peace and tranquility seem to be in rare supply. My thoughts on Pesach, Shavuot and some perspective to this turbulent time in history.
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Selection of Mishnayos Relating to the Shtei HaLechem (Shavuous 5780)
This source sheet is a study of Mishnayos referencing one of the two special Korbanos brought on the Holiday of Shavuous, the Shtei HaLechem.
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A Prayer for Healing? (or, Doctors vs God)
A discussion about Rav Aha's resistance to doctors and Abaye's proof from Berakhot.
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You’ve Got a Friend in Me: Ruth and the Dynamics of Friendship
This text originally appeared as a chapter in Gleanings:Reflections on Ruth published by by Maggid Books and YU Press, the full book can be purchased here: https://korenpub.com/products/gleanings-reflections-on-ruth
Rabbi Dr. Stu Halpern1364 ViewsMay 24, 2020
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The Redemptive Power of Chessed
This mekorot sheet is an accompaniment to a recorded shiur by Rabbi Sacks that can be viewed at http://rabbisacks.org/a-life-of-vertical-horizontal-responsibility-shavuot-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/.
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks2979 ViewsMay 17, 2020
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