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Sefer Shmuel


Sefer Shmuel Alef : Introduction & Ch 1 Pt 1

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Sefer Shmuel Alef : Ch 1 Part 2

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Sefer Shmuel I Ch 1 Part 3 and Ch 2 : Chana's Thanksgiving Prayer

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Sefer Shmuel I - Ch 2 Part 2 Rotting Meet

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Sefer Shmuel I Ch 2 Pt 3 : Intergenerational Legacies

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Sefer Shmuel I Ch 3 : Don't Let the Lights Go Out

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Please start with the source sheets from the last shiur, "Intergenerational Legacies".


Sefer Shmuel I Ch 3 Conclusion and Ch 4 Part 1 Losing the Ark

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For source sheets at the start of the shiur, please see the previous shiur, "Don't Let the Lights Go Out"


Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 4 Part 2

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Please see previous source sheets


Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 4 Pt 3 : The Tragic (Re-Birth) of Binyamin

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 5 : Plagues of the Plishtim

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Sefer Shmuel I Ch 6 : Returning Effects

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Sefer Shmuel I Ch 7 : Circuits of Shmuel Hanavi

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Sefer Shmuel I Ch 8 Pt 1 : Rejected Kings

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Sefer Shmuel I Ch 8 Pt 2 : Royal Order

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Sefer Shmuel I Ch 8 Pt 3 : Royal Order (Continued)

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see mekorot sheets from previous shiur


Sefer Shmuel I Ch. 9 Pt. 1: Elevated Visionr

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Sefer Shmuel I Ch 9 Pt 2 : Of Donkeys and Destinies

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Sefer Shmuel I Ch 9 Pt 3 : Surprised Party

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 10 Pt 1 : Rachel Imenu & the Prophetic Journey

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 10 Pt 2 : Where Rachel Imenu Longs For Her Children

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Please see the 2 source packets for this shiur. The recorded shiur was delivered before Shavuot during the weekly slot on Thursday morning prior to Yom Cheirut Yerushalayim 28 Iyar 5777. The Tikun Leil Shavuot Edition--an amalgam of Shmuel Alef Ch 10 Pt 1 and Pt 2, with supplemental material for Shavuot on pages 6-10--includes a map (cover) adapted from the Atlas Da'at Mikra.


Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 10 Pt 3 & Ch 11 : The Humble King (Partially) Saves (The Whole)

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Sefer Shmuel Alef - Chapter 12 : A Farewell Summer Storm

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Sefer Shmuel Alef - Ch 13: Defensive King

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This is the 'opening shiur' for 5778, reviews themes of the sefer to this point--


Sefer Shmuel Alef - Ch 13 Pt 2: Hidden Mettle

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Sefer Shmuel Alef - Ch 14 Pt 1: Friendly Fire

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Sefer Shmuel Alef - Ch 14 Pt 2: On Yehonatan and His Signs

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For source sheets see last shiur Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 14 Pt 1 Friendly Fire


Sefer Shmuel Alef - Ch 14 Pt 2: Friendly Fire Oath

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Sefer Shmuel Alef - Ch 14 Pt 1: His Torncoat

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 15 Pt 2 - His Torncoat

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 15 Pt 3 - His Torncoat

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 16 Pt 1 - Obstructed Sight Lines to David

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 16 Pt 2: Obstructed Sight Lines

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 16 Pt 3 - Obstructed Sight Lines (Of Shaul)

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 17 Pt 1 - The Shepherd of the Shepherd

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 17 Pt 2 - The Shepherd of the Shepherd and His Tefilla


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Megilat Esther & Sefer Shmuel Alef - Of Shaul, Shushan, & Shoshanat Yaakov

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Sefer Shmuel Alef - Guest Shiur at OT by R' Menachem Leibtag - Who Wrote Sefer Shmuel?

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This guest shiur, by R' Menachem Leibtag, took place at Or Torah on March 15th, 2018.


Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 18 Pt 1 & Yom Haatzmaut - A Love & A Hate

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Sefer Shmuel Alef - Ch 18 Pt 2: Deal Maker

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 19 Pt 2 - Prophetic Refuge

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Sefer Shmuel Alef - Ch 19 Pt 1: Escape Window

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 20 Pt 1 - Bad Moon Rising

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 20 Pt 2 - From Slings to Arrows

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Sefer Shmuel Alef - Ch 21 Pt 1: Irrationally Consumed

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 22 Pt 1: The Massacre at Nov

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 22 Pt 2: The Massacre at Nov (Continued)

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Use with sources from shiurim on Ch 21 and Ch 22


Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 23: Fugitive Fighter

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 24: Caving at Ein Gedi

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 25 Part 1: Punch Drunk Villain

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 25 Pt 2: Punch Drunk Villain

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 25 Pt 3: David Beguiled

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Sefer Shmuel Alef - Ch 26 Pt 1: Royal Goad

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Sefer Shmuel Alef - Ch 26 Pt 2: Royal Goad

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Sefer Shmuel Alef - Ch 27: The Enemy of His Enemy

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 28 Pt 1: Disastrous Medium

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 28 Pt 2: Disastrous Medium

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 29: Conference Callout

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 30: Furious Pursuit

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Sefer Shmuel Alef Ch 31: Our Crown Has Fallen

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Sefer Shmuel Alef: Our Crown Has Fallen - Part 2

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Please use the source packet from Part 1


Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 1 Pt 1: Amalekite Spin

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 1 Pt 2: Majestic Lament

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 2 Pt 1: Cracking Up the House

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 2 Pt 2: Cracking Up the House

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 3 Pt 1: Stepping Over the Lines

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 3 Pt 2: Stepping Over Lines

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 4: Removing Potential Heads of State

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 5 Part 1 & Yom HaAtzmaut: David Melech Yisrael Chai vKayam

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Shiur in honor of Yom HaAtzmaut 5779 at Or Torah


Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 5 Part 2: Fortress of Zion

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This is the link to the video screened during the shiur:




Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 5 Pt 3 and Yom Cherut Yerushalayim: Whispering March on the Tree Tops

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 6 Pt 1: Dancing With Fire

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 6 Pt 2: Dancing With Fire

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[sheets forthcoming]


Shmuel Bet Ch 7 Pt 1: Wanting to Build a House for Hashem

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Sefer Shmuel Bet - Ch 7 Pt 2: Wanting to Build a House for Hashem

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Sefer Shmuel Bet - Ch 8: Why is David "Better Than" Shaul - Guest Shiur by R Menachem Leibtag

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Rabbi Menachem Leibtag at Or Torah on 25 Tishrei 5780 - October 24, 2019


Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 8: Choice Wars

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 9: Re-Place Settings

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 10: Epic Chesed Fail

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 11 Pt 1: The Fall

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 11 Pt 2: The Fall

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 11 Pt 3: The Fall

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 11 and Ch 12 Pt 4: The Fall

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 12: Unbalanced Teshuva

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 12 Pt 2: Fourfold Punishment

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 12 Pt 3: Neighborhood Crown

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 13 Pt 1: #TamarToo

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 13 Pt 2: Deja Vu

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 13 Pt 3: Shearing Party

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 14 Pt 1: General Allegories

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Sefer Shmuel Bet Ch 14 Pt 2: A Troubling Quarantine

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Tue, March 31 2020 6 Nisan 5780