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Rabbi Daniel Glatstein

Rabbi Daniel Glatstein

Rabbi Daniel Glatstein currently serves as the Rav and Morah D"asra of Kehilas Ahavas Yisroel, a vibrant and bustling young Kehilla where he offers daily shiurim and guidance to more than 100 young families. Previously, he spent five years building up and reviving the oldest Orthodox shul in Kew Gardens Hills from a dwindling membership to a vibrant center of Torah learning for the entire Queens community, attracting dozens of new members of all ages. Among his many weekly shiurim, Rabbi Glatstein delivers a popular weekly shiur to Bnei Torah, Baaleh Batim and college students on Parshas HaShavua and other timely topics in his own shul as well as in Rabbi Oelbaum's shul, K'hal Nachlas Yitzchak, through the Agra-Dpirka shiur network. He is often invited to serve as a guest speaker in Yeshivos and Torah Institutions across the Tri-State area and his shiurim have been received enthusiastically by audiences of all backgrounds and affiliations. Rabbi Glatstein has semicha from the Rabbinical Seminary of America,Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim as well as from Harav Noach Isaac Oelbaum.

Sefirat Haomer: Is it Governed by Time?

April 3, 2018, by

The Rambam holds Sefirat HaOmer is biblical, even today when we don’t bring the Omer. Yet he deliberately placed it in korbanot which indicates counting depends on bringing the Omer. How is it biblical today? Why does the Ramban say women are obligated, Sefirah is the quintessential time-bound mitzvah!?! Download the Mekorot here Shiur provided […]

Lighting Up the Night – The Astounding Revelation of the Zohar

March 28, 2018, by

Vilna Gaon: It should say מה נשתנה הלילה הזאת (feminine) not masculine, יום is masculine, לילה is feminine!?! All other mitzvot are relegated to the day, why is סיפור יציאת מצרים relegated to the nighttime? Why does the Torah say God took us out of Egypt during the day – we left at night? Shiur […]

Pesach: The Birth of the Jewish People

March 26, 2018, by

We fulfill more mitzvot on the night of Pesach than any other night of the year – the Abudraham counts 12 mitzvot. Why so many mitzvot on one night? Why is chametz more severe than other prohibitions (e.g. no bitul b’shishim, we have to get rid of it)? Shiur provided courtesy of Torah Anytime