Video: The Shmuz On Pesach – Heart and Mind

Rav Bentzion Shafier has impacted thousands of people with his talks and lectures, and especially with his innovative "Shmuz," a mussar shmuess that draws on Torah, Gemara...

Gem of the Week from Rav Shamshon Raphael Hirsch zt”l

Growth Thru Galus “V’zacharti es brisi Yaakov, v’af es brisi Yitzchok, v’af es brisi Avraham ezkor, v’haaretz ezkor”. The names of the Avos in this...

Listen: Rav Reisman On Parshas Chukas

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

Rav Moshe Twersky Hy”d on Inyanei Tisha B’Av

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Shavua Sheh’chal Bo When Tisha B’Av Falls on Shabbos The Tur (Orach Chaim 551) brings varying opinions regarding the status of the week...

Gem of the Week from Rav Hirsch zt”l: Attitudes Towards Tzedakah

“Ki yihyeh becha evyon” is not something you say to an individual, because the duty of caring for the poor falls equally upon everyone....

Audio: Rav Schachter on Hilchos Sukkah and Daled Minim

The following shiur on Hilchos Sukkah and Daled Minim was delivered by Rav Hershel Schachter, rosh yeshiva at Yeshiva Rabbeinu Yitchok Elchonon. The shiur...

Watch: Rav Brog On “Your are Being Developed as a Top Leader”

The following shiur was delivered this week by Rav Yisroel Brog, rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Tiferes Avigdor in Cleveland, Ohio on the topic of "Your...

Rabbi Gordimer on the Parsha

  By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer Parshas Emor commences with a presentation of halachos that would appear to be exclusive to Kohanim: And Hashem said unto Moshe - Speak...

Let Us Make a Kiddush Hashem

Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The Sefas Emes (Pinchos 5640 & 5663) writes that the reason Klal Yisroel was counted in Parshas Pinchos is because the parsha...

Data Plan? Who Decides – You or Your IPhone?

by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran   A father is obligated to do the following for his son: to circumcise him, to redeem him if he is a...