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Jewish Holidays

Propitious Prayer

May 14, 2018, by

 Shiur provided courtesy of Naaleh.com Adapted by Channie Koplowitz Stein             Among all our holidays, Shavuot has the unique distinction of not having any specific positive commandment associated with its observance. While Pesach has the eating of matzah, for example, and Sukkot has the lulav and etrog, we have no symbolic mitzvah associated with Shavuot. True, […]

Return to Eternity

May 13, 2018, by

The Gemara says that Shavuot is a Rosh Hashana since it is when we are judged on fruit and that is why we bring the שתי הלחם. If we are judged on fruit, why do we bring a korban consisting of bread? Download the mekorot here Shiur provided courtesy of Torah Anytime

What to Learn Shavuot Night

May 8, 2018, by

What is the REAL reason we stay up all night on Shavuot? What should one learn on Shavuot night? According to the Shelah, Tikkun Leil Shavuot is obligatory. What is the justification for not saying it? We received Torah Shebichtav on Shavuot, shouldn’t that be what we learn Shavuot night? Download the mekorot here Shiur provided […]

Topics for Shavuos Study

April 26, 2018, 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. […]