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Rabbi Reuven Sasson

Rabbi Sasson studied in yeshivot Mitzpeh Yericho and Beit El and is a student of the late Chief Rabbi R. Mordechai Eliyahu zt’l, R. Shabtai Sabato (Rosh Yeshiva Mitzpeh Yericho) and Rav Nachum Rechel. He also studied pnimiut ha’Torah under Rav Shalom Ullman zt’l, author of Daas Elohim. Rabbi Sasson taught gemora and emunah in yeshivat Ramat Gan and elsewhere for twenty years. In 2008, he established the yeshiva in Ramat HaSharon where he teaches gemora, halacha, Tanach and emunah. His in-depth shiurim on the melachos of Shabbos were recently published under the title Talelei Orah and received warm haskamos from a number of Gedolei Yisrael. Additionally, Rabbi Sasson delivers weekly shiurim in pnimiut ha’Torah that are attended by rabbis from across the country. Rabbi Sasson has authored over thirty sforim on a wide range of topics including two multi volume series, Talelei Chayim and B’ohr Panecha as well as works on the writings of Rav Kook. His works have gained a wide readership in Israel. Their hallmark of his writing is the communication of deep concepts in an accessible language. His sforim have received approbations from Gedolei Yisroel including Rav Avraham Shapira zt’l, Rav Shirya Dblitzky zt’l, former Rishon L’tzion R. Shlomo Amar ,Rav Meir Mazuz, Rav Mordechai Auerbach, Rav Gedalia Zimbalist, Rav yacov Ariel, and Rav Mordechai Atia. Rav Sassons’ kehilla is devoted to building bridges of love and achdus between religious and secular sectors of Ramat Hasharon. His efforts to spread Torah via the yeshiva, the Institute and all of its projects are the outgrowth of a prayer and a desire to bring the unique Torah of this generation, the generation that is witness to the progressive return of the Shechina to Zion, to all Am Yisroel.

The Mitzvot of the Seder: A Holistic Picture of Freedom

April 11, 2019, by

The mitzvoth of the seder night are varied, but the inner meaning and message is one: Freedom. From Bondage to Freedom The essence of the seder is about the journey from slavery to freedom. It was on that history-altering night that God bathed us in His great light, a light that forever lifted us to a […]

Nisan, Springtime and Birkat Ha’ilanot

April 2, 2019, by

Regarding the month of Nisan the Torah says: “Guard the month of springtime, and carry out the Passover offering for Hashem, your God; for in the month of the springtime Hashem, your God, took you out of Egypt at night.” This is the only time when the Torah links a month with a season. Why […]

Adar, Purim and the Joy of Being a Jew

March 5, 2019, by

As Adar Begins … One of the most beloved of all our halachot is, “When Adar arrives, we increase simcha, joy.” Without a doubt, there is a unique quality to the joy of Adar, and many feel the simcha of Purim has a special, vibrant character all its own. What is this special Purim simcha? […]

The Manna, Tu b’Shvat and the 11-Step Process of Tikkun Ha’nefesh

January 18, 2019, by

Self Work, Self Development Avodat Hanefesh, self-development and refinement, have assumed a central place in our generation. Today there are an array of approaches to how one can best understand oneself, deal with one’s particular inner challenges, and actualize one’s unique potential. There are numerous groups and projects, each in it’s own way, focused on […]