Tanakh

rav elchanan samet 86x86The Trumpets (Bamidbar 10:1-10)

by Rav Elchanan Samet

The silver trumpets which appear in Parashat Beha'alotekha are a challenge to understand: What purpose do they serve? What use do they have after the arrival in Eretz Israel? What meaning do they hold for us today?

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by Rav Yaakov Medan

When God revealed Himself to give the Torah, the Jewish people were overwhelmed. The substitutes for this experience, and the perpetuation of it, are the Temple and Torah study. Now that we no longer have a Temple, how should Torah study affect our lives?

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We were delighted to resume the teaching of all our remaining Yeshiva students this week. The Beit Midrash received significant reinforcement upon the return of shiurim alef, dalet and heh,  as well as students of Kollel, all settling into their designated areas.

The dorms and general grounds were also divided into areas marked by different colors. The gradual return is monitored according to strict guidelines and procedures set by the yeshiva. Watch here Harav Medan's emotional sicha upon their return.

 HOPE YOU WERE ABLE TO JOIN US FOR OUR SPECIAL

PRE-SHAVUOT PROGRAM

WITH RAV MOSHEH LICHTENSTEIN, RABBANIT ESTI ROSENBERG, DR. YAEL ZIEGLER, RAV YOEL BIN NUN,  RAV MOSHE TARAGIN, RAV EZRA BICK, RAV MORDECHAI FRIEDMAN,
MRS. SHAYNA GOLDBERG, AND RAV NETANEL BUCHS

Sunday MAY 24TH, AND Monday MAY 25TH
MORE DETAILS HERE...

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 LOOKING FORWARD TO LEARNING TOGETHER!!

 

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Israeli Ministry of Health Protocols
now allow outdoor meetings of up to 19 people! 

Gush Rabbeim sent out sign up sheets to Shiur Alef and Bet talmidim and set up shiurim in Yerushalayim, Alon Shevut, Petach Tikva and Modiin to meet with Gush Talmidim. Thank you!

 

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Shiurim by
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein,
Aveilut of Sefirat HaOmer - Halakhic and Hashkafic Principles, click here.
Rav Moshe Taragin,  HaRAL zt"l and the Concept of Bitachon, click here.
and Rav Yair Kahn, A Present or a Promise,
click here

To see our Program in Israel, Thursday April 23... (hebrew)

 

 

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

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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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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...


WINTER 2020 ETZION UPDATE!!


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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.
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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)