Rav Mintz On Shabbos Nachamu

Each week, Rav Chaim Mintz, Mashgiach of the Yeshiva of Staten Island and founder and head of Oorah Kiruv Rechokim, offers, via telephone,...

Rav Brazil On Parshas Va’eschanon

By Rav Shmuel Brazil ואתחנן אל ה' בעת ההיא לאמר. The mefarshim ask that the word  לאמר which literally translates "to say" doesn't really suit juxtaposed...

Audio: Rav Reisman On Tisha B’Av

The following is a shiur delivered by Rav Yisroel Reisman, maggid shiur in Yeshiva Torah Vodaas and mara d’asra of Agudath Israel of...

Audio: Rav Paysach Krohn – What We Are Missing Without the Bais Hamikdosh

Rabbi Paysach J. Krohn, renowned author, lecturer, mohel and tour guide, provides insightful thoughts and words of inspiration in the following 60-minute drasha...

Video: Rav Zev Leff On Tisha B’Av

In the following video, Rav Zev Leff, rov of Moshav Matisyahu offers words of inspiration on the night of Tisha B'Av. He discusses...

Rav Brazil: A Tisha B’Av Message

By Rav Shmuel Brazil Until today I remember as a young child listening to children's rhymes and songs on one of those LP 78 vinyl...

Audio: Rav Avrohom Schorr On the Churban

The following shiur was delivered by Rav Avrohom Schorr, rov of Khal Tiferes Yaakov of Flatbush. The almost 50-minutes presentation contains thoughts on...

Unquestioned Answers: Have An Easy (and Meaningful?) Fast

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky Recently, the expression that Jews traditionally wished each other before the start of the Tisha B'Av fast was replaced by what...

An Overview of the Day of Tisha B’Av

On Tisha B'Av, five national calamities occurred:   During the time of Moshe, Jews in the desert accepted the slanderous report of the 10 Spies, and...

Parshas Devorim: Rav Chaim Kanievsky – Taking Your Shver To Court

"UShifatitem Tzedek Bein Ish U'Bein Achiv U'Bein Geiro", you shall judge righteously between a man and his brother and his Ger (Devarim 1:16). In...