Tanakh

rav elchanan samet 86x86The Significance of the Story of Bilam's Donkey 

by Rav Elchanan Samet

The plot of this week's parasha divides logically into two sections. The first part deals with negotiations regarding Bilam's trip to Moav: first negotiations between Bilam and Balak's two delegations, and then between Bilam and God (or rather His angel). The turning point in the story begins in Bamidbar 22:36, with a description of the actual meeting between Balak and Bilam.

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Harav Mosheh 86x86Sorcerers and Prophets

by Rav Mosheh Lichtenstein

While a sorcerer tries to "use" God to achieve his own will, a prophet attempts to accomplish God's will.

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               Shiur Klali in The Time of Corona, with Rosh Yeshiva, HaRav Baruch Gigi.

Thanking the Roshei HaYeshiva, Rabbeim, Talmidim and 'kol Ovedei HaYeshiva' - all working to respect and uphold all Ministry of Health protocol at this time. Praying for all those who need healing, sending comfort for those who are grieving, and courage for all those in need. Praying for the safe 're-entry' of our entire extended Gush family, Am Yisrael and Humanity.

 

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A Big Gush Chazak VeEmatz to The Gush's newest IDF Commanders!

Making of the Gush


THE MAKING OF THE GUSH


A Special 4-Part Series by Rosh HaYeshiva Rav Yaakov Medan
on 'Who We Are'
The Founding of the Yeshiva, The Crying Baby Story and its Ideological Meaning; The Tanach Revolution; The Development of Rav Amital's Approach to Religious Zionism; The Differing Impacts of Rav Kook zt"l and Rav Soloveitchik zt"l on our Yeshiva

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Shiurim by
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein,
Aveilut of Sefirat HaOmer - Halakhic and Hashkafic Principles, click here.
Rav Moshe Taragin,  HaRAL zt"l and the Concept of Bitachon, click here.
and Rav Yair Kahn, A Present or a Promise,
click here

To see our Program in Israel, Thursday April 23... (hebrew)

 

 

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What opportunities are there for special-needs high school graduates who also want to have a year in Israel - and a fulfilling life after that?
Read about the remarkable Ohr Torah Stone’s Elaine & Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program, whose male division takes place in Yeshivat Har Etzion.

"The perspective you get from them is unique," says alumnus Dovi. "In fact, it puts in perspective why you are learning at all."
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In To This Very Day, Rav Amnon Bazak, a leading figure in the contemporary renaissance of Tanakh study, offers a sophisticated understanding of Tanakh rooted in a firm belief in its sanctity. This book is a must-have for students of the Bible on every level, and especially for people of faith who are looking to grapple in a deep and honest way with fundamental questions regarding Judaism’s foundational text. 15% discount with the code THISDAY15. Active during the month of February.  To read a sample...   To order...


WINTER 2020 ETZION UPDATE!!


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AUDIO AND VIDEO RECORDINGS OF THIS SUMMER'S GALA YEMEI IYUN BE'TANAKH  ARE AVAILABLE HERE, ENJOY!

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Gush Shana Alef Talmidim Elul 2019 
sitting near our favorite tree - The Oak of Return - symbol of The Gush!


BAR MITZVA DAY:
(30 CHESHVAN) NOV 28, 2019

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BAT MITZVA DAY!
(5 TEVET) JAN 2, 2020.

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WE ARE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE an updated version of The Writings of Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l is now available on the VBM.

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a life steady and whole

Recollections and Appreciations of Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein, zt"l
Edited by Elka Weber and Joel B. Wolowelsky

Available online here. 

    "In his absence, as in his lifetime, we continue to ask ourselves what he would think about the way we contend with our everyday challenges and what he would say about our struggle against torpor and faithlessness." - Rabbi Shalom Carmy
 

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WHAT'S HAPPENING IN YESHIVA COMPLETE ARCHIVE

                   

We have created a youtube playlist of Nigunei
Yeshivat Har Etzion for the Yamim Noraim.

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Yeshivat Har Etzion Library Celebrates 35 Years! Read more...




In Memory of Harav Yehuda Amital zt"l
(movie prepared by Har Etzion talmidim
Yehonatan Weinberger and Ehud Roth)