Elul-TISHREI

 

Journey to Selichot


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These introductory remarks were delivered at Selichot in Elul 5772.

 

Parshat Reeh: A Vision Of Elul


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Parshat Shoftim: Reading With Fresh Eyes


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Parshat Ki Tetze: Tzedaka Momentum


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Tzedaka as a key to building mitzva momentum.

This drasha was originally delivered on Shabbat Parshat Ki Tetze, Elul 5771, and was recorded on Sunday, September 11, 2011.

 

Parshat Ki Tetze: Tzedaka for You and For Us


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Sefer Nehemia Perek 1 & 2


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Sefer Nehemia Perek 2 & 3


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Thinking About Return: Rambam Laws of Teshuva Ch 1 - Title & Torah Source


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Torah-On-The-Run: Shofar as Tefilla


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Torah-On-The-Run: Structure of Selichot Part 1


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This 10 minute shiur following the 6:30am minyan on Tuesdays briefly frames the background for Selichot. It is the Torah of Rav Soloveitchik as recorded in the Sefer Harerai Kedem. It is the first shiur in a three-part series.

 

Torah-On-The-Run:Structure of Selichot Part 2


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Torah-On-The-Run: Structure of Selichot Part 3


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Torah On the Run: Structure of Selichot Part 4


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Torah On the Run: Structure of Selichot Part 5


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We Remember: 9/11 Ten Years Later


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Maran HaRav Gedalia Dov Schwartz, Av Beit Din of the Chicago Rabbinical Council and of the Rabbinical Council of America's Beth Din, speaking at Congregation Or Torah in Skokie, IL on September 11, 2011.

 

What Does the Amida Mean? Standing at the Heart of Service Part 1 - Avot


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What Does the Amida Mean? Standing At The Heart of Service Part 2 - Gevurot


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What Does the Amida Mean? Standing At The Heart of Service Part 3 - Gevurot Cont'd


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Highlights of the Machzor: A Refresher Course


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Pre Selichot Drasha Elul 5776


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Machzor By Moonlight Part 2: Additions to the Bracha of Kedushat Hayom


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Dedicated in memory of Mrs. Florence Keilson, z"l.

The first part of this shiur, on the Bracha of Kedushat Hashem in the Machzor, was delivered on Shabbat. The sourcesheets for Part 1 are as follows:

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Teshuva Lecture by Rabbi Yona Reiss, Av Beit Din of CRC, at Congregation Or Torah - Tishrei 5778: Must We Forgive?


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Rosh Hashana Day 1 - Masa HaChaim: On Emuna and Kehilla - RH 5778


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15 min 40 sec

Part of "The Journey" Series

Drasha of Rosh Hashana 5778 Day 1, as recorded after yom tov

 

Rosh Hashana Day 2 - Walking Al Derech haAvot On Erev Shabbat - RH 5778


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16min 55sec

Part of "The Journey" Series

Drasha of Rosh Hashana 5778 Day 2, as recorded after yom tov

 

At Kol Nidrei - On the Clocks and the Bracha of Time - YHK 5778


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14min 02sec

Part of "The Journey" Series

Drasha of Yom HaKippurim 5778 at Kol Nidrei as recorded after yom tov

 

Yizkor on Yom Hakippurim - Paving a Path Forward by Writing a Better Past - YHK 5778


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19 min 38 sec

Part of "The Journey" Series

Drasha of Yom HaKippurim 5778 at Kol Nidrei as recorded after yom tov

 

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