Tanakh

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“Let Them Make Themselves a Sanctuary, That I Might Dwell in its Midst”

by Rav Gad Eldad

One of the most conspicuous examples of repetition in the Torah is found in the section devoted to the Mishkan. Following the detailed list of commands in the Parashot of Teruma and Tetzave, instead of simply noting, “And the people did as Moshe had commanded,” we find all the details of the construction repeated over again. In this shiur, we will examine the sin of the golden calf, which is recorded in between the commands concerning the Mishkan and their fulfillment, and its results and ramifications, with a view to explaining this phenomenon.

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The Temple, the Jewish People, and Torah Study

by Harav Yaakov Medan

Throughout the period of the First Temple, the prophets rebuked the Jewish People for viewing the Temple as an end in and of itself, instead of a means of achieving closeness with God. Later in Jewish history, this inappropriate emphasis was transferred to a different realm.

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 WE ARE THRILLED BY YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS. עלו והצליחו!

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Shabbat Ki Tisa 2017 in Chemdat!

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 BACK IN PRINT!!

In this volume, Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein explores the development of the religious personality. He advocates a life centered on the service of God, but recognizes multiple paths to this goal. Acknowledging that both the Jewish value system and human experience are multifaceted, he examines the relevant issues from an unusually wide perspective.

Rabbi Lichtenstein’s essays reflect not only a staunch commitment to Halakha and a firm grounding in rigorous Torah study, but also a deep spirituality, a profound moral sensitivity, and a keen awareness of both the challenges and opportunities of modernity. While being enlightened by Rabbi Lichtenstein’s penetrating analyses and wide-ranging learning, the reader will also be inspired by the beauty of his vision of the religious life.

Click here to read introductory chapter. To order...

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Rav Menachem Leibtag is coming to the US (including attending the Gush dinner!).


Here is his schedule:

Shabbat March 24-25 Scholar-in-Residence @ YI of Brookline

Sunday March 26 - noon - Harvard Hillel, lunch & learn

Sunday March 26 - 5:30 pm  -  Brandeis Orthodox Community -  Dinner & learn

Monday  March 27th 6pm  University of Penn,  Hillel

Monday March 27th 8:30 pm   Lower Merion Synagouge  - Bala Cynwood, PA

Teusday March 28th 6pm  University of Maryland Hillel, College Park

Tuesday March 28th 8 pm  - Kemp Mill Synagouge,  Silver Spring MD

Wed.  March 29th  - GUSH Dinner

Thurs. March 30th  8pm  NYU  - Bronfman Center

Shabbat March 31- April 1st -  Scholar-in-Residence at YI of Stamford CT

Sunday  April 2nd -  8:50 am  - Rinat, Teaneck

Sunday April 2nd   5:30 pm  Columbia Kraft Center

Monday April 3rd   8:30pm  YI of Hollywood, Florida

LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!

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Rav Chanoch Waxman is coming to the US (including attending the Gush dinner!).


Here is his schedule:

Thursday March 23rd - Columbia University

Thursday March 23rd  - Yeshiva University (Chulent and Chizuk)

Shabbat March 25th - Scholar in Residence at Congregation Eitz Chaim, Kew Gardens Hill, New York

Sunday March 26th (day) - University of Pennsylvania

Sunday March 26th (evening) - Young Israel of Stamford\Community Beit Midrash

Monday March 27th - Yeshiva University

Tuesday March 28th - Princeton University

Wednesday March 29th – Gush Dinner

LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!

AND NOT ONLY IN THE USA!! 

Rosh Yeshiva Harav Baruch Gigi giving shiur in Melbourne, Australia! 

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Not to worry, Sydney, he is coming soon your way!!

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Rav Yair Kahn had a whirlwind two weeks visiting 13! East Coast college campuses
between Feb 27 and March 8.

Rav Yair Kahn was also scholar-in-residence at Ohr Saadya in Teaneck, NJ on Shabbat Parashat Teruma. 

Click here for full details.

  
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OUR NEWEST TALMIDIM HAVE ARRIVED!
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greeting MTA2017

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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 Darkaynu program, whose male division takes place in Yeshivat Har Etzion.
 
 
"The perspective you get from them is unique," says Shana Bet talmid Dovi. "In fact,  it puts in perspective why you are learning at all."
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What's Happening in Israel


Visits to Har Etzion by the most elite instructional institution in the IDF - The IDF Command and Staff College ("Pum") - seem to have become a tradition. Brigadier General Commander Noam Tivon explains why: "I consider Rav Medan a leader, an ideological leader, but also a leader who seeks ways to build bridges, and therefore it is so important to hear him."
 
 
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COMING SOON! MARCH 29, 2017

ETZION FOUNDATION ANNUAL DINNER

HONORING

SIMCHA AND BARBARA HOCHMAN - PARENTS OF THE YEAR

RABBI JEFFREY '92 KOBRIN AND MICHELLE GREENBERG-KOBRIN - ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR

RABBI DANNY RHEIN AND RACHELI SCHMELL (RHEIN) - DOR L'DOR AWARD

AND PAYING TRIBUTE TO THE '96 AND '97 MACHZORIM  ON THEIR 20TH ANNIVERSARY

GRAND HYATT HOTEL, NEW YORK CITY

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YEMEI IYUN BE-TANAKH

July 23rd thru July 27th 2017

We hope you will join us!

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO RECORDINGS OF THE ENGLISH SHIURIM GIVEN
IN 2016!


Click here for a selection of videos
of past shiurim in hebrew

A visible expression
of the explosion of biblical commentary

that has emerged in “the Gush” - Read more

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu
congratulates Herzog College
for their 20 years of Yemei Iyun
and speaks of his special connection to Tanakh
(english translation)  

A sample of English shiurim - audio files



Yet Another Sefer
For Your Library Shelf!

Torah and Western Thought218

Torah and Western Thought: Intellectual Portraits of Orthodoxy and Modernity – in-depth essays on ten luminaries of Modern Orthodoxy, 20% of whom are rashei Yeshivat Har Etzion!  With contributions by YHE alumni Alan Jotkowitz, Yehudah Mirsky, Itamar Warhaftig, Reuven Ziegler and Shlomo Zuckier.
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Please share your personal stories, condolences, eulogy, audio or video file of Moreinu veRabbeinu Rosh HaYeshiva Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l via this form. We will be posting a selection of these items.




BAR MITZVA DAY
November 10th 2016
Congratulations to one and all.
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BAT MITZVA DAY
THURSDAY JUNE 23rd 2016
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We have created a youtube playlist of Nigunei
Yeshivat Har Etzion for the Yamim Noraim.

ברון יחד - נגוני ישיבת הר עציון


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

     


Listen to an Interview with Rav Reuven Ziegler

on 5 recent Har Etzion volumes
that should be on your bookshelf! 

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