Parashah Roundup: Beshalach 5771

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by Steve Brizel

  • R Berel Wein discusses the pattern of victories, triumphs, frustrations and disappointments that the Jewish People experienced during the exodus: link
  • R Yissocher Frand analyzes why the Jewish People complained about the quality of the miracle that they experienced as they left Egypt: link
  • The Nesivos Shalom, as explicated by R Yitzchak Adlerstein, and R Baruch Simon, discuss why HaShem directed the path of the Jewish People via the wilderness: link 1, link 2 (audio)
  • R Yitzchak Etshalom discusses the route from Egypt to Sinai: link (PDF)
  • R Shlomo Riskin explores the significance of the victory of HaShem over the gods of the Egyptians at the Red Sea: link
  • R David Horwitz questions whether Az Yashir was a human song of victory or a Divine Song of Joy: link
  • R Ezra Bick and R Yonasan Sacks  analyze the unique nature of the manna: link 1, link 2
  • R Ephraim Buchwald and R Asher Brander discusses why the Torah mentions that Moshe Rabbeinu carried the bones of Yosef during the Exodus from Egypt: link 1, link 2
  • R Sir Jonathan Sacks examines the natural and supernatural elements of the miracle of the splitting of the Red Sea: link
  • R Asher Weiss analyzes the Halachic issues involved in  the reading of the Parsha of
    Krias Yam Suf: link (audio)
  • R Michael Rosensweig discusses the art and urgency of Tefilah: link
  • R Mordechai Willig analyzes the phenomenon of “dress down Shabbos“: link (audio)
  • R Yaakov Neuberger, based on the Ramban, discusses  Simcha and the Mitzvos given at Marah: link (audio)
  • R Avigdor Nevenzal explores the role of Bitachon at the time of the splitting of the Red Sea.: link (audio)
  • R Reuven Spolter discusses faith and the choices that we make in life: link (audio)
  • R Avishai David examines the episode at Massa and Merivah and contrasts the difference between Am Yisrael and Bnei Yisrael as well as the Nivuah of Moshe Rabbeinu, in contrast to other Neviim: link 1 (audio), link 2 (audio), link 3 (audio)
  • R Aryeh Lebowitz explains why Emunah, Intellect and Experience lead to Shirah: link (audio)
  • Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses how the Jewish People sought and how we should seek a relationship with HaShem: link (audio)
  • R Baruch Simon explains how we can learn humility from the Master of the Universe: link (audio)
  • Dr Shai Secunda explores the Medrash Aggada relating to the Shiras HaYam: link (audio)
  • R Elchanan Adler explores the chosenness of the Jewish People and the Shabbos: link (audio)
  • R Hanan Balk discusses the status of Moshe Rabbeinu in the Haggada and throughout the year: link 1 (audio), link 2 (audio)
  • R Yona Reiss surveys how to relate to Jews of different ideologies: link (audio)
  • R Mordechai Willig discusses numerous topics that affect the religious behavior and development of  both Jewish men and women: link 1 (audio), link 2 (audio), link 3 (audio)
  • R Chaim Eisenstein explores the concepts of Meleches Machsheves , electricity, Binyan shel arai, and Shalom Bayis: link 1 (audio), link 2 (audio), link 3 (audio), link 4 (audio), link 5 (audio), link 6 (audio), link 7 (audio), link 8 (audio), link 9 (audio), link 10 (audio)
  • R Assaf Bednarsh discusses Bitachon ,the approach of R Dessler and other Baalei Machshavah, and the efficacy of Tefilah: link 1 (audio), link 2 (audio)
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