Tanakh

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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.

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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.

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Main event speakers included Dr. Tovah Lichtenstein, Rav Chaim Sabato, Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein and Rav Oded Mittelman. Complete program details...  Pictures

     Rav Lichtenstein memorial evening in London 2016

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

     RAL 1yahrzeit EtzionFoundation web

For a list of shiurim given in the
New York / New Jersey area le-iluy nishmato, click here.
Rabbi Michael Taubes: Shiur in memory - audio file
Rabbi Nati Helfgot: Shiur in memory - audio file

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.

See also the addresses delivered at the Tribute to Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l by Terry Novetsky '80 and by Rabbanit Tonny Mittelman.

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.  

 Dinner 5776

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

About the Roshei Yeshiva zt"l

About Moshko - Moshe Moshkovitz

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

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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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WINTER 2016 ETZION UPDATE!!
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SUMMER 5775/2015 SPECIAL EDITION IN MEMORY OF HARAV LICHTENSTEIN ZT"L


WHAT'S HAPPENING IN YESHIVA COMPLETE ARCHIVE

Yet Another Sefer
For Your Library Shelf!

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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.
Read a sample chapter...



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.




YEMEI IYUN BE-TANAKH

August 7th thru August 11th 2016

We hope you will join us!

Click here for a selection of videos
of this past year's shiurim

And for a selection from last year...

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)  

Videos of past summers' shiurim
 available on Ynet 

A sample of English shiurim - audio files



BAR MITZVA DAY
November 5th 2015
Congratulations to one and all.
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BAT MITZVA DAY
THURSDAY JUNE 4TH
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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


 We thought you would enjoy this:

 


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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