by Rav Ezra Bick
If the Jew turns himself into a permanent servant of God, he returns himself not to the tent of meeting, a place of rapturous communion, but to Mt. Sinai, the scene where the Jews accepted God's law. The sacrifices make the moment of Sinai into a permanent one, a continual one.
Purim and the Sin of Amalek
by Harav Yehuda Amital zt"l
Rambam teaches that our war with Amalek is eternal so long as they adhere to their culture. What is it about this culture that leads to an eternal conflict?
NEWEST VOLUME OF THE BE'ER MIRYAM CHAGIM SERIES
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Gush Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Dr. Yonatan Grossman!
"Megillat Esther Chapter 1: Can We Truly Understand the Narrative?"
at the offices of Daniel Schwartz ('85)
York Capital Management, 767 5th Avenue, NYC
Tuesday February 24th, 12:30 PM
Rabbi Dr. Yonatan Grossman (Hesder, Machzor 21), a Yeshivat Har Etzion alumnus, is one of Israel's brightest young Bible scholars. Through careful literary analysis of the biblical narrative, Dr. Grossman is able to derive modern, meaningful insights from words embedded in the Torah. His approach is on the one hand intellectually rigorous and on the other hand spiritually uplifting. Dr. Grossman, earned his M.A. in Jewish Philosophy from Hebrew University (1997) and his PhD in Bible from Bar-Ilan University (2006). He is a senior lecturer at the Department of Bible, Bar-Ilan University and at the Department of Bible, Herzog College. Dr. Grossman is currently writing a new commentary of the Chumash ('The Noam Series'). In addition to the new publication 'Abraham - A Story of a Journey' (Yediot Sfarim), Dr. Grossman is also the author of 'Esther -The Outer Narrative and the Hidden Reading' (Eisenbruans). You can find many of his shiurim on our Israel Koschitzky Virtual Beit Midrash website.
MTA 2015 has arrived!!
Welcoming our newest Talmidim from South Africa and Australia!
Congratulations and Yishar Koach to Our Alumni
48 Rabbis were recently elected to official Rabbinic Positions throughout the country; of them 7 are our alumni, and one other is the husband of a Migdal Oz alumna - giving Har Etzion affiliates the largest chunk of the pie! Our congratulations to them all!
Rosh Yeshiva, HaRav Yaacov Medan visiting Gush Isuf Kravi soldiers.
The Combat Intelligence Collection Corps is the newest of the IDF GOC Army Headquarters' five corps. They are tasked with collecting combat intelligence and maintaining observation networks.
Army visits need to be coordinated through IDF command. When the commanding officer received a request for a visit from HaRav Medan, he asked that the Rosh Yeshiva speak with the entire battalion!
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."