Yom Kippur: Call to Arms

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky Yom Kippur, the ultimate day of repentance, has the Jewish nation simultaneously praying, fasting and asking for forgiveness. It begins...

Audio: Rav Reisman On Parshas Haazinu/Shabbos Shuvah

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

Audio: Rav Mintz On Parshas Haazinu

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

Parshas Haazinu: Echoes from Heaven

This week's parsha begins with Moshe's poetic plea, "Give ear, O heavens, and I will speak; and may the earth hear the words of...

Peninim On the Parsha: Parshas Haazinu

By Rabbi A. Leib Scheinbaum Hebrew Academy of Cleveland Give ear, O' heavens, and I will speak; and may the earth hear the words of...

Parshas Haazinu: Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony

The pasuk from which we learn the mitzvah to write a Sefer Torah says "And now write for yourselves this song..." . The...

Audio: Rav Mintz On Rosh Hashanah

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

Audio: Rav Reisman On Rosh Hashanah

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

Rav Brazil: A Rosh Hashanah Message

By Rabbi Shmuel Brazil To accept Hashem as a melech and coronate Him on Rosh Hashana, one must first realize the kingdom that lies within...

10 Reasons for Blowing the Shofar

This list was compiled by the 10th century sage, Rabbi Saadia Gaon. 1. The Shofar is like the trumpet which announces the coronation of a...