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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 5766

June 29, 2010, by

Based on a verse in Isaiah chapter 40, the Midrash says that the Jewish people sinned double, suffered double, and are comforted double. What is the significance of the double motif? Recorded at Congregation Rinat Yisrael of Teaneck, NJ on Thursday, August 3, 2006 as a live webcast by the Orthodox Union.

OU Tisha B’Av Video 5765

June 28, 2010, by

Mourning for what was, hurting for what is, believing in what will be. The OU’s Tisha B’av Video for 5765 featuring Rav Hershel Schachter, Rabbi Dr. JJ Schacter, and Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb.

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 […]

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