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Jewish Holidays

The holiday of Shavuot commemorates when the Jewish people received the Torah at Mount Sinai, 7 weeks after the departure from Egypt which we commemorate on the holiday of Passover.

Produce, Preparation and Process

May 10, 2021, by

 Shiur provided courtesy of Naaleh.com Adapted by Channie Koplowitz Stein While we often refer to the upcoming holiday as Zman Matan Torateinu/the Time of the Giving of the Torah, the Torah itself never uses this name. Instead, the Torah refers to this holiday as Chag Habikurim/The holiday of [bringing] the first fruits, Chag Hakatzir/The Harvest Festival, or Chag HaShavuot/The Festival of […]

Three More Topics for Shavuos Study

May 5, 2021, by

If you would like to learn a selected topic on Shavuos night but don’t know where to begin, look no further! Rabbi Immanuel Bernstein has prepared a number of topics, adapted from his book Journeys in Talmud, designed to guide users through the primary Gemaras, the positions of the Rishonim and selected insights of the Acharonim. […]

Catastrophic Transmission Failure

November 5, 2020, by

Rav Yehudah said in the name of Rav: When Moshe our teacher was about to enter Gan Eden, he said to Yehoshua, “Ask of me any doubts that you have.” Yehoshua replied, “My master, did I leave you for even one moment? Is it not written in the Torah  ‘And his servant, Yehoshua the son […]