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Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb

Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb

Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb is Executive Vice President, Emeritus of the Orthodox Union.

Rabbi Weinreb: Tisha B’av Kinot 5757

June 6, 2010, by

Piercing the Mechitza Shel Barzel: From the day the Bet HaMikdash was destroyed an iron wall separates us from God. What does this mean to us living in this generation? Delivered in Baltimore on Tisha B’Av 5757 (1997) For the audio version click here

Sukkot: From Fear to Festivities – Rabbi Weinreb

October 1, 2009, by

Fear and trembling. Those have been our primary religious emotions during the past several weeks. Although Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are referred to nowadays as the High Holidays, traditionally they were known as the Days of Awe, Yamim Noraim. Frightful days, fearful days. During this recent time none of us escaped a sense of […]

Rabbi Weinreb’s Column: Shabbos Shuva and Yom Kippur

September 23, 2009, by

Do you ever hear voices? I do, especially at this time of year. It is now the period of time between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. This ten-day period is known as the ten days of Teshuvah, or repentance. During this time Jews become more contemplative, more serious, and more given to internal dialogue. It […]

Rabbi Weinreb: Tisha B’av 5769 – Evil, Our Enemy (Audio)

August 12, 2009, by

“Evil, Our Enemy” – Tisha B’Av Kinot presented by Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb. Recorded as a live webcast on July 30, 2009 by the Orthodox Union at Young Israel of Woodmere in Woodmere, NY. In his introduction Rabbi Weinreb quotes the Maharal. He says that redemption cannot come from falsehood; only from pure unadulterated […]

Rabbi Weinreb’s The Person in the Parsha: Shavuot

May 21, 2009, by

Rabbi Weinreb’s The Person in the Parsha Weekly Column: Shavuot For those of us living outside the State of Israel, there is no “portion of the week”, parshat hashavua, this coming Sabbath. The two-day holiday of Shavuot falls on Friday and Saturday and preempts the regular reading. Instead, I will devote this weekly column to […]

Parshat Behar-Bechukotai: Rabbi Weinreb

May 14, 2009, by

“U’mikdashi Tirau” – “and you shall fear my Temple” (Leviticus 26:2): Yom Yerushalayim in the Parsha. Yom Yerushalayim isn’t just a celebration of a military victory, we celebrate recapturing the holiest place on Earth, even though we don’t have full access.

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