Parashah Roundup: Nitzavim-Vayeileikh 5771

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by Steve Brizel

  • R Berel Wein discusses the unique elements of the covenant between HaShem and Am Yisrael: link
  • R Michael Rosensweig explores the blueprint for teshuvah in this week’s Parsha: link
  • R Yissocher Frand explores why Teshuvah requires us to consider the root cause of sin:link
  • R Yitzchak Etshalom discusses the many dimensions of teshuvah: link
  • The Nesivos Shalom, as explicated by R Yitzchak Adlerstein, explains how we are all judged with respect to the expectations expected of us: link
  • R Shlomoh Riskin suggests that one can achieve both Kaparah and Taharah by stripping away his or her external trappings: link
  • R Sir Jonathan Sacks urges us to make the Torah new in every generation: link
  • R Ezra Bick, based in part on the Netziv, explains why Moshe Rabbeinu insists on a commitment from the heart: link
  • R Hershel Schachter explains the uniqueness of the covenant at Arvos Moav: link
  • R Mordechai Willig suggests how to approach the hidden and revealed transgressions: link
  • R Zvi Sobolofsky discusses the opportunity and responsibility presented by the Mitzvah of Teshuvah: link
  • R Asher Brander , based on the Ramban, Ohr HaChaim and Chasam Sofer, explores various components of Teshuvah: link
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  • Rav Soloveitchik ZL explores many aspects of Rosh HaShanah., and Yom HaKippurim: 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), and the Kedushas HaYom of Yom Tov: link 10 (audio), link 11 (audio), link 12 (audio), link 13 (audio), link 14 (audio), link 15 (audio), link 16 (audio), link 17 (audio), link 18 (audio), link 19 (audio)
  • R Herschel Schachter discusses Inyannei Rosh HaShanah: link (audio), and the Yamim Noraim: link (audio)
  • R Aharon Lichtenstein analyzes the meaning of Yom HaZikaron: link
  • R Matisyahu Solomon discusses many aspects of Teshuvah: link (audio)
  • R Asher Weiss discusses Malciyos, Zicronos and Shofaros: link (audio) and what it means to live one’s life according to Ratzon HaShem: link (audio), and how to find inspiration in the age of information: link (audio)
  • R Hershel Schachter discusses Bchiras Yirael, Limud HaTorah and Ahavas HaShem: link (audio)
  • R Baruch Simon and R Yonasan Sacks discuss many aspects of Tekias Shofar: link 1 (audio), link 2
  • R Zvi Sobolofksy discusses the elements of Teshuvah, Tefilah and Tzedakah: link 1 (audio), link 2 (audio)
  • R Dovid Miller discusses how to create an “Am” during Chodesh Elul: link (audio)
  • R Michael Rosensweig explores the dual nature of Rosh HaShanah: link (audio)
  • Rebbitzen Smadar Rosensweig discusses Teshuvah and Tahara, and preparing for the Yamim Noraim: link (audio)
  • R David Brofksy examines the uniqueness of Elul in Tefilah and Minhag: link 1, as well as the dual experience of fear and joy of Rosh HaShanah: link 2
  • R Avishai David and R Daniel Z . Feldman discuss Inyanei Yom HaKippurim: link 1 (audio), link 2 (audio)
  • R Yonasan Sacks discusses the Chamesha Inuyim: link (audio)
  • R Zvi Sobolofksy discusses Simcha on Yom HaKippurim: link (audio)
  • R Avigdor Nevenzal discusses the relationship between Yom HaKippurim and Matan Torah: link (audio)
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    1. And for anthropomorphism lovers, the 22nd verse of Shir ha’Kavod “צח ואדום, ללבושו אדום, פורה בדרכו בבואו מאדום” is a reference to psukim in the haftorah: Isaiah 63:1-3 (

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