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Aviva Orlian

Mrs. Aviva Orlian has been a practicing speech pathologist close to 25 years. Aside from her professional activities, she has also been giving shiurim and teaching women in the Monsey community as well as the greater New York area.

Messages of Geulah Through the Prism of Lecha Dodi

August 7, 2019, by

There is an integral link between the beloved liturgy of the Friday night Lecha Dodi tefillah and the timeless prophecies of hope of the Neviim. In this shiur, Mrs. Orlian analyzes the sources and parallels from Tanach that R. Shlomo Alkavetz incorporated within his beautiful piyut. Mrs. Orlian explores the inspiring messages of Geulah  that […]

From Purim to Pesach: A Season of Miracles

March 18, 2019, by

This shiur uncovers a deeper connection between Purim and Pesach. Using classical and contemporary sources while focusing on the texts of both Megillas Esther and those relating to Pesach, we discover echoes of Yetzias Mitzraim within the Purim story. Through these ideas, Mrs. Orlian explores the goal of honing our sensitivity to the blessings in […]

The Shofar – From Frustration to Fulfillment

August 20, 2018, by

As cognitively active beings, Man must make sense of his environment and if concepts cannot be grasped or things don’t add up, tension and frustration ensues.  For some, the challenge of confusion leads to a more concerted effort to arrive at a sensible conclusion. The mathematician’s difficulty with an equation results in rigorous mental gymnastics […]