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Rabbi Menachem Leibtag

Rabbi Menachem Leibtag. founder of the Tanach Study Center, is one of pioneers of Torah Education via the Internet. He also lectures in Jewish communities and on college campuses throughout North America.

Yom Kippur: A Day of Atonement?

September 14, 2010, by

This shiur provided courtesy of The Tanach Study Center In memory of Rabbi Abraham Leibtag Is the ‘Day of ATONEMENT’ a precise translation for YOM KIPPUR?  In English, the word ‘atonement’ implies amends for a certain wrongdoing. In this sense, the ‘Day of Atonement’ implies expiation for transgressions that may have been committed over the […]

From Seven to Eight – From Sukkot to Shmini Atzeret

June 29, 2006, by

This shiur provided courtesy of The Tanach Study Center In memory of Rabbi Abraham Leibtag Is ‘eight’ a magic number in Sefer Vayikra? Or, is it only coincidental that: In Parshat Shmini – the ‘eighth day’ is chosen for the dedication of the Mishkan; In Parshat Tazria – the ‘eighth day’ is chosen for the […]

Sukkot: An Agricultural or Historic Holiday?

June 29, 2006, by

This shiur provided courtesy of The Tanach Study Center In memory of Rabbi Abraham Leibtag Wouldn’t make more sense to celebrate Sukkot during the month of Nisan instead of Tishrei? After all, this is the holiday that commemorates our dwelling in ‘booths’ in the desert after we left Egypt, and it was in the month […]