Four Mitzvot of Counting Part 1
by Rav Elchanan Samet
The division of the Torah into a three-year cycle of "sedarim," which was practiced in Eretz Yisrael from Mishnaic and Talmudic times up until the period of the Geonim, created units that were more uniform than the "parashot" of the annual cycle that developed in Babylonia (and which we follow today). Let us examine the division in the case of parashat Behar.
Woe is Me, My Master, For You Have Left the Entire Generation Orphaned
by Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l
In the story of R. Eliezer ben Hyrcanus' death, as recounted in Avot DeRabbi Natan, we find both a personal and a halakhic tragedy.
The Legacy of Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l
An evening in memory with Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Rav Ezra Bick, Rav Chaim Kanterovitz, Rav Daniel Roselaar and Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon
Audio file available here
On Wednesday, April 13 2016, over 400 alumni, parents and supporters celebrated and attended the Etzion Foundation Annual Dinner at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in NYC. The evening began with a special Tribute in memory of Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l followed by the dinner with videos of and award presentations to this year's Guests of Honor:
Gary and Hildee Weiss, Parents of the Year Award
Hillel '91 and Saritte Silvera, Alumnus of the Year Award
Rabbi Gidon Rothstein '82 and Elizabeth Holland, Dor L'Dor Award
Click here to view
the tribute video for Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l
and the honoree video presentations.
If you haven't contributed yet to the Annual Dinner campaign or wish to increase your support, donations can be made by clicking here.
On behalf of the Yeshivat Har Etzion and Migdal Oz family
we want to thank you for your support.
Thank you for honoring Chairman of the Board Mr. Moshe Moshkovitz
while supporting the continued educational endeavors of the yeshiva!
Yeshivat Har Etzion Dinner
Monday November 23rd 2015 11 Kislev 5776
at the Kedma Hall, Neve Ilan
Pictures of the event
A summary of the evening (8:54) The main event (1:23:12)
Panel discussion with Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein
Panel discussion with Harav Baruch Gigi
Panel discussion with Harav Yaakov Medan
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.
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."
Shabbat in Tzfat KiTisa 2016
2 NEW BOOKS BASED ON VBM SERIES