Esther – 5777

Rav Gideon Weitzman Former Rosh Kollel in Kansas City Currently Head of the English Speaking Section of the Puah Institute Source Sheets Esther – audio class

Chanuka – The beginning of a new Judaism – 5777

Rabbi Ilan Goldman Former Rav-Shaliach, Bnei Akiva England Currently Executive Director of Project Aseret   Chanuka – The beginning of a new Judaism Prophecy – experiential Judaism There is a fascinating story in the Talmud (Sanhedrin 102b), of Rav Ashi,...

Sukkot: The Festival of the Land – 5777

Rabbi Ilan Goldman Former Rav-Shaliach, Bnei Akiva England Currently Executive Director of Project Aseret   Sukkot: The Festival of the Land Sukkot is the last of the three Regalim. We all know that Pesach is a reminder of Yetziat Mitzrayim, and that Shavuot is a...

Untanei Tokef – 5777

Rabbi Eldad Zamir Former shaliach in Cape Town (1997 -1998) Currently Senior Instructor at the Nativ ’Giyur” program in the IDF   Untanei Tokef One of the highlights of the High Holidays is the time when we say the prayer “Unetaneh Tokef”....

Broken Vessels Pleading to be Mended – 5777

Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger Former Shaliach in Boca Raton (1999-2007) Currently Executive Director and Community Rabbinic Scholar of Dallas Kollel   Broken Vessels Pleading to be Mended Not every biblical character manages to get himself swallowed by a whale. But if...

Rosh Hashana Around The Corner – Be Prepared! – 5777

Hanoch Shalev Former Shaliach in Melbourne (2003-04) Rosh Hashana Around The Corner – Be Prepared! “If I catch you smoking”, I was warned, “we’ll send you for a week of volunteering at Dr. Ploni’s Oncology Department”. This, I would have thought, is the appropriate...