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Start Hilchos Shabbos with Mishnah Brurah Yomi

June 28, 2017, by

Since March, 2015, Rabbi Aaron E. Glatt, MD, has delivered a popular daily shiur called Mishnah Brurah Yomi, working through the Chofetz Chaim’s classic work of practical halacha at the rate of a page a day. (Actually, there are five shiurim per week, as two days are reserved for review, which is an integral component […]

DAF on OU Daf!

June 19, 2017, by

When it comes to Daf Yomi, OU Daf is the place to be. First of all, the OU offers not one but two daily Daf Yomi shiurim, courtesy of two popular and acclaimed maggidei shiur, Rabbi Moshe Elefant and Rabbi Shalom Rosner. In addition, OU Daf offers a plethora of resources designed to enhance the […]

The New Chumash Mesoras HaRav: Sefer Bamidbar!

May 26, 2017, by

OU Press is pleased to announce the publication of the fourth volume in the acclaimed Chumash Mesoras HaRav series, Sefer Bamidbar – The Neuwirth Edition. Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, known as the Rav, represented the pinnacle of 20th century Jewish thought. Given the breadth of his writing and teaching, it is unsurprising that the Rav […]

A Unique Yom Yerushalayim Experience

May 17, 2017, by

Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) is a modern Jewish holiday that commemorates the reunification of Jerusalem following the Six Day War in 1967. A major consequence of the war was that Israel regained control of the Old City, including access to the Kotel, the western wall of the Temple compound. The significance of this event should […]

Celebrating the Ramchal’s Life and Legacy

May 15, 2017, by

Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto (1707 –1746), commonly referred to by the acronym “Ramchal,” is one of the best known and most respected Jewish philosophers. He is considered by many to be the preeminent name in Jewish thought, having authored a plethora of classic works. Ramchal’s magnum opus is no doubt Mesillas Yesharim (Path of the […]

Iyar: It’s Busier Than You Might Think!

April 28, 2017, by

When you think about a busy time in the Jewish calendar, you might think about Elul and Tishrei (getting ready for and executing Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Succos, etc.). You might also think about Adar and Nisan (Purim and Pesach). Chances are you don’t think much about Iyar, but Iyar is a month surprisingly full […]

Introducing The God Book

March 6, 2017, by

OU Torah is proud to announce that OU Torah Editor Rabbi Jack Abramowitz‘ long-running series on Jewish philosophy, The God Papers, has been collected as The God Book. The God Papers has addressed topics from classics of Jewish thought including Maimonides’ Guide for the Perplexed and Ramchal’s Derech Hashem (The Way of God). As of […]

The Eiffel Tower and Daf Yomi

February 17, 2017, by

OU Torah is pleased to announce a new addition to our line-up of Daf Yomi shiurim. In addition to the daily daf shiurim delivered by Rabbi Moshe Elefant and Rabbi Shalom Rosner, OU Torah now presents Daf Yomi B’iyun from Real Clear Daf. The maggid shiur is Rabbi Shmuel Wise, director of Real Clear Daf, […]

What’s New on OU Torah?

January 25, 2017, by

If you read our most recent Torah Blog, you know that Rabbi Yosef Grossman recently completed tractate Brachos in Talmud Yerushalmi. The entire masechta is now available online for listeners to study whenever they wish, at their own pace; you can start here! But what else is new on OU Torah? Last week, on the […]

Learn All of Yerushalmi Brachos Now

January 17, 2017, by

Since September of 2012, Rabbi Yosef Grossman has diligently pored over tractate Brachos in the Talmud Yerushalmi page by page, recording a shiur on every daf. Now, after four and a quarter years, the tractate has been concluded and the entirety of the work is available for those who wish to study Yerushalmi Brachos at […]

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