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Parashah Roundup: Toldos 5773


by Steve Brizel

  • R Berel Wein , based on the writings of R Samson Raphael Hirsch. ZL reminds us that successful chinuch of one’s children depends on not trying to fit children with different personalities into the same educational model: link
  • R Yissocher Frand andR Yitzchak Etshalom delve into the personality of Yitzchak: link 1, link 2
  • The Netziv ZL, as explicated by R Yitzchak Adlerstein, explains the concept of Averah Lishmah: link
  • The Nesivos Shalom ZL, as explicated by R Yitzchak Adlerstein, explains why not all forms of serving HaShem are created equal: link
  • R Ezra Bick examines the blindness of Yitzchak: link, and the division of the brachos by Yitzchak: link
  • R Sir Jonathan Sacks, based upon a famous comment of the Netziv ZL in last week’s Parsha, explores explores the tragedy of good intentions in Rivkah’s actions: link
  • R Michael Rosensweig examines the legacy of Yitzchak: link
  • R Yonasan Sacks discusses the halachic and hashkafic aspects of Esau’s sale of the bchorah to Yaakov: link
  • R Shlomoh Riskin explains why the Torah tells us that Avraham was the parent of Yitzchak: link
  • R Asher Brander, based on the teachings of the Vilna Gaon and R Yaakov Kamentsky ZL, explains why Avraham and Adam did not live out their full lifespan: link
  • R Asher Weiss discusses the Halachos of Bishul Akum, and selling under pressure: link (audio)
  • R Baruch Simon examines different ideas in how our Tefilos are accepted: link (audio) and the Kabalas Tefilos of Yitzchak: link (audio)
  • R Yaakov Neuberger examines the partnership of the home and the yeshiva: link
  • R Avigdor Nevenzal explains why Yaakov Avinu exemplifies truth: link (audio)
  • R Chaim Eisenstein examines how Yitzchak and Rivka are role models for our children with respect to teaching our children how to daven: link (audio)
  • R Yaakov Neuburger: link (audio), R Azraya Berzon, and R Elchanan Adler examine issues raised by the commentary of the Ramban: link 1 (audio), link 2 (audio)
  • Hurricane Sandy Special

  • R Dovid Miller, R Elyakim Koenigsberg, R Elchanan Adler , R Meir Goldvicht, and R Asher Brander offer preliminary observations as to our responsibilities in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy: link 1 (audio), link 2 (audio), link 3 (audio), link 4
  • To see how communities in Far Rockaway and Passaic are coping, see the annexed link: link 1, link 2
  • For those interested in performing badly needed acts of Gmilus Chasadim, see the annexed link: link
  • R Yoel Schonfeld, R Yaakov Bender. R Baruch Ber Bender, R Yechiel Kalish discuss how we can aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy: >a href=”http://www.torahanytime.com/Rabbi/Special_Event”>link (audio)
  • Shoalim VDorshim Department

  • Rav Soloveitchik ZL examines various halachic and hashkafic aspects of Hilcos Chanukah: link (audio)
  • R Asher Weiss and R David Brofksy discuss various aspects of Hilcos Chanukah: link 1 (audio), link 2, link 3, link 4, link 5, link 6, link 7, link 8, link 9
  • R Dr. David Berger discusses the “historicity” of Chanukah: link

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