Machshava

  1. Our Do-Over Rosh Hashanna – The Torah of the November 8th, 2022 Mid Term Elections

    Our Do-Over Rosh Hashanna - The Torah of the November 8th, 2022 Mid Term Elections
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  2. Did the Rambam intend for the Mishneh Torah to Replace the Talmud

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  3. The Mind of the Generation – A Tribute to Rav Chaim Kanievsky ZT

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  4. The Voice of Zachor – a tribute to Rush Limbaugh

    The Voice of Zachor - a tribute to Rush Limbaugh
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  5. Reflections from Quarantine

    Words of insight inspiration & Chizuk  
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  6. The dialogue between the deaf and the blind – a message for 2020

    Identifying the real problem facing our nation and the whole world #unity #peace #hope #reconciliation #Torah #2020    
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  7. Ramchal Derech Hashem – Luzzatto Way of God 1

    Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto’s book of principles of Creation, Divine providence, and Divine service. #Luzzatto #philosophy #Kabbalah #faith #reason #Judaism #Torah #Hashkafa #machshava  
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  8. Response to recent antisemitic attacks

    Response to recent antisemitic attacks
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  9. MIshna Maseches Brachos chapter one with commentary of the Rambam

    Going through Mishna with the Pirush HaMishnayos of the Rambam #Mishna #Maimonides #Brachot #masechet #Talmud #shas
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  10. Parsha sheet: Ve’eschanan-Nachamu-Tu B’Av – Unity Shining Through

    Click here to download PDF How do you add up inactions? “Do not kill” and Do not commit adultery and Do not steal and Do not bear false witness against your neighbor and Do not covet the wife of your neighbor and Do not desire the house of your neighbor, his field and his slave and his ...
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  11. Grafting Knowledge to Faith – The Yahrtzeit of the Ari HaKadosh zy”a

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  12. Make Am Yisroel Great Again – Address on the occasion of the Arizal’s 445th Yahrtzeit

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  13. What I Learned From the Pittsburgh Massacre

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  14. A Response to the Pittsburgh Massacre

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  15. Reflections Upon the Passing of My Mother

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  16. Parsha sheet: Nitzavim/Rosh Hashanah – Solid support from Middas HaDin

    Click here to download PDF Nitzavim & Rosh Hashanah Parshas Nitzavim is always the parsha we read right before Rosh Hashanah, therefore there must be some message Rosh Hashanah in it. Rashi (29:12) Re-works the pesukim based on the midrash and says that the reason why Parshas Nitzavim is right after reading all the curses in partial ...
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  17. Back to One: Yahrtzeit of the Arizal 5778

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  18. Reflections on the state of the union address and the Jewish New year for Trees

    Reflections on the state of the union address and the Jewish New year for Trees
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  19. Bad Guys of the Bible 4: Generation of the Flood – No Boundaries

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  20. A Special Message for 2018

    A Special Message for 2018
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  21. Reflections on the passing of Rav Shteinman Chanukah and current global situation

    Reflections on the passing of Rav Shteinman Chanukah and current global situation
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  22. Reflections on Shabbos and Jerusalem – inspired by President Trump’s bold declaration

    Reflections on Shabbos and Jerusalem - inspired by President Trump's bold declaration
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  23. Bad Guys of the Bible 2: Kayin

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  24. HITLER WON! (I’ll explain, hear me out)

    HITLER WON! (I'll explain, hear me out)
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  25. Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving
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  26. Politics the Torah Way

    Delivered Nov 9 in the white shul
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  27. Re’eh: Rambam on Binyan HaMikdash

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  28. Yahrtzeit of the Arizal 5776

    Delivered August 7th 2016 at the Wein Residence, New York.
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  29. Bechukosai – Ramchal – Keeping the Connection

    Commemorating the 269th yahrtzeit of Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzato (Ramchal) zt”l, starting Thursday night, June 2, 2016 (26 Iyar 5776). If you’re viewing this on a portable device, such as a phone, and are having difficulty playing the shiur, then try the below YouTube version.  
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  30. The Ramchal’s Derech

    Commemorating the 269th yahrtzeit of Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzato (Ramchal) zt”l, starting Thursday night, June 2, 2016 (26 Iyar 5776).
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  31. Life of the Ramchal

    Commemorating the 269th yahrtzeit of Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzato (Ramchal) zt”l, starting Thursday night, June 2, 2016 (26 Iyar 5776).
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  32. Perspectives on Derech Hashem: How it Embodies the Ramchal’s Life’s Work

    Commemorating the 269th yahrtzeit of Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzato (Ramchal) zt”l, starting Thursday night, June 2, 2016 (26 Iyar 5776).
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  33. Seminar on Torah authority

    How did Halacha work before the Mishna? What obligates us to accept the Mishna and the Talmud? How does Halacha work since the Talmud? What makes the Shulchan Aruch authoritive? All this and more….
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  34. More about Yetzer Hara

    Guest lecturer Rabbi Yochanan Bechhofer discusses the qualities of the Yetzer Hara in the Maharal’s other works. This Class was first published on www.naaleh.com – click here to view the class there.
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  35. Rambam’s 13 Principles of Faith part 3

    Rabbi Yochanan Bechhofer teaches the last segment on the special series on Rambam’s Principles of Faith. This Class was first published on www.naaleh.com– click here to view the class there.
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  36. Rambam’s 13 Principles of Faith part 2

    Rabbi Yochanan Bechhofer teaches the second segment of this enlightening overview of Maimonides’ Thirteen Principles. This Class was first published on www.naaleh.com– click here to view the class there.
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  37. Rambam’s 13 Principles of Faith part 1

    Rabbi Yochanan Bechhofer addresses the question: What do we mean by Principles of Faith if the entire Torah is Absolutely True? This Class was first published on www.naaleh.com– click here to view the class there.
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  38. Lag B’omer seminar: What is Kabbalah? what’s special about the ZOHAR?

    Lag B'omer seminar: What is Kabbalah? what's special about the ZOHAR?
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  39. Understanding the Metaphysics of Haman’s Male Chauvinism

    Understanding the Metaphysics of Haman’s Male Chauvinism
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