Tanakh

R. Gad Eldad86The First Great Bama

by Rav Gad Eldad

The lists of the sacrifices in Parashat Vayikra and Parashat Tzav seem to be repetitive, but the precise language used to refer to those who serve in God's House reflects the complex evolution of the offerings through the history of Israel.The assortment of sin-offerings in Parashat Vayikra divides sinners into four categories; but why, among all of them, is the high priest the one whose atonement seems to be missing?

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HaRav Yaakov Medan86x86The Place of the Sacrificial Service in Our Lives

by Harav Yaakov Medan

The third book of the Torah opens with the details of animal sacrifices in the House of God, a concept quite foreign to the modern Jew. What meaning does it retain in the present, and what does it point to in the future?   

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Join Us 'Live" in The Gush!

Starting Sunday March 22nd,
join us for live shiurim in English,

with Rav Mordechai Friedman, Rav Dovid Gottlieb,
Rav Moshe Taragin, Rav Tzvi Kaye, Tani Bednarsh,
Eli Weber,  and Rav Menachem
Leibtag!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

In a talk given by the head of the yeshiva on Thursday March 12th, Rabbi Yaakov Medan clarified the importance of continuing the curriculum these days. At the same time, the rabbi emphasized the importance of keeping the rules with caution, but made clear the need to make sure that the changes would not lead to the cancellation of limud Torah but to the understanding that the yeshiva house creates the safest environment for each of us.

AS OF MOTZAEI SHABBAT, HOWEVER, THE YESHIVA HAS DECLARED CLOSURE, in light of the most recent precautions taken by the government. Arrangements for the bnei chul are being made. Read more...

A LETTER BY ROSH HA-YESHIVA HARAV MOSHEH LICHTENSTEIN IN LIGHT OF THE CORONA CRISIS...

Go in peace, multiply in prayers and Torah study. Join Us in Learning @The Beit Midrash Live! May we hear only good news.

 

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Celebrating with Gush Kollel Talmidim Aminadav Grossman, Avigdor Rosensweig and Chaim Metzger who will be receiving YU Semikhah at this years YU Chag HaSemikhah! Click above to see the full list!

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Beruchim HaBaim to our newest Gush talmidim from The Southern Hemisphere - Australia and South Africa - who begin their year now!

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Happy Birthday Moshe (Moshko) Moskovics!

This video was produced in celebration of his 90th birthday (5 years ago!) and we are sharing it to honor his love and dedication to The Gush.

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January 2nd, we had the pleasure of hosting
the 15th Bat Mitzva Day at yeshiva, with roughly 85 guests - alumni with their daughters/granddaughters in attendance!

MAZAL TOV.

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AND ON THE HEELS OF

THAT CELEBRATION 

 WE ALSO HOSTED A 
LUNCH CELEBRATION / SIYUM SHAS! 

For pictures and videos of the siyum...

 

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Click here for the full schedule, here to listen, and here to view. 

Yom Iyun Honoring the Memory of
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein ztl

"Women's Contribution to the World of Torah"

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VIDEOS and AUDIOS of the event! 
Click here for more pictures.



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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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Hot off the Press: "A Pesach Haggadah" by alumnus Rav David Milston, with illustrations by Shira Greenspan. A welcomed addition to any Seder table. For details, click here.

 


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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...


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WINTER 2020 ETZION UPDATE!!


DIDN'T RECEIVE THIS IN YOUR MAILBOX?
Let us know and we will update our records!

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

AUDIO RECORDINGS OF THE ENGLISH SHIURIM ARE AVAILABLE HERE!


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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

TO SEE PICTURES...


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

TO SEE PICTURES...


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Digest format of weekly divrei Torah,
especially designed for
dispersal 
in your local synagogue.
Click here to register...


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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Does your library
include these titles? Contact Ktav and Koren Publishers.

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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
 

TO REGISTER FOR THE ISRAEL KOSCHITZKY VIRTUAL BEIT MIDRASH,
CLICK HERE.


WHAT'S HAPPENING IN YESHIVA COMPLETE ARCHIVE

                   

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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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)