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Rabbi Steven Weil

Rabbi Steven Weil

Rabbi Steven Weil is Senior Managing Director of the Orthodox Union.

Tisha B’av 5775: Rabbi Weil

July 24, 2015, by

Tisha B’Av is not just about the destruction of the beit hamikdash. It is also about the tragedies that have occurred throughout Jewish History. These tragedies described in the kinot are still relevant today. Delivered at the Boca Raton Synagogue, Tisha B’Av 5775 (2015)

Fascinating Insights into Purim

May 15, 2014, by

A value-less society is ripe for producing a Haman. Rav Soloveitchik saw a parallel to this in the Weimar republic. Until we’re threatened we don’t hear the message & more.

The World’s Greatest Character Assassin

February 28, 2014, by

Download the source sheet here. Haman excelled at character assassination because all he did was present the facts. We see this in 2 places in the Megillah: 1) when Vashti is killed and 2) his plan to kill the Jews.

An All Expenses Paid Vacation to Alexandria

December 27, 2012, by

To understand why the translation of the Torah into Greek was a cause for fasting, we need to understand the ramifications of having the Torah translated. An Analysis of the translation of the Torah into Greek and the Fast of the tenth of Teves. Presented by Rabbi Steven Weil.

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