Parashah Roundup: Acharei Mos-Kedoshim 5773

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by Steve Brizel

  • Rav Soloveitchik ZL discusses the Sidras and Haftoras in Sefer Vayikra link (audio), and insights into Parshas Kedoshim: link 1 (audio), link 2 (audio), link 3 (audio)
  • R Aaron Soloveitchik ZL examines why striving for Kedusha avoids the creation of a vacumn: link (audio)
  • R Michael Rosensweig discusses the obligation to internalize halachic values and internalize a halachic world view: link
  • R Berel Wein discusses how to develop a holy mindset: link
  • R Yissocher Frand discusses why it is easier to overcome physical pain than to suppress the human psyche: link
  • R Yitzchak Etshalom discusses the mitzvos in both of this week’s Parshiyos and continues his discussion on Jewish statehood: link
  • The Nesivos Shalom Zl, as elucidated by R Yitzchak Adlerstein, discusses Pikuach Nefesh: link, and mega mitzvos: link
  • The Netziv ZL, as elucidated by R Yitzchak Adlerstein, explains what is the meaning of the phrase “Chukim Umishpatim”: link
  • R Ezra Bick surveys the holy constitution in this week’s two Parshioyos: link
  • R Shlomoh Riskin explores the meaning of a famous comment of Ramban at the beginning of Parshas Kedoshim: link
  • R Ephraim Buchwald discusses the prohibition against the eating of blood: link
  • R Asher Brander explains why Mitzvos as an expression of a love relationship means to see in each one an expression of intimacy, of connection with HaShem: link
  • R Asher Weiss discusses Lifnei Iver Lo Siten Michshol and Kinyan GNeivah UGzeilah: link (audio)
  • R Hershel Schachter discusses Segulos and superstitions: link (audio), and three approaches to Kedoshim Tihiyu: link (audio)
  • R Hershel Schachter, R Mordechai Willig, R Michael Rosensweig, and R Mayer Twersky discuss the Torah view on homosexuality: link
  • R Zvi Sobolofsky explains why erecting a fence around the Torah is a key to Yiras Shamayim: link and why Kedushah and Taharah are the connecting elements between the Avodas Yom Hakippurim and the Parshas HaArayos: link
  • R Yonasan Sacks discusses how to serve HaShem with genuine enthusiasm and passion: link
  • R Mayer Twersky discusses why the mitzvah of Kedoshim Tihiyu is the lodestar of Jewish existence: link 1, link 2
  • R Baruch Simon examines the connection between planting trees in Eretz Yisrael and one’s accomplishments in life: link (audio), and why steps in Kedusha should be taken one step at a time: link (audio)
  • R Mordechai Willig examines contemporary aspects of Kedoshim Tihiyu: link (audio)
  • R Azarya Berzon compares the approach of the Ramban to the Reishis Chachmah with respect to the mitzvah of Kedoshim Tihiyu: link (audio)
  • R Dovid Gottlieb examines the parameters of Lo Sisna: link (audio)
  • R David Horwitz examines the view of Ramban on the Issur Achilas Dam: link
  • R Chaim Eisenstein discusses Kedushas Beis HaMikdash, consistency and permanence: link (audio)
  • R Reuven Spolter examines the famous comment of Ramban at the end of Parshas Kedoshim: link (audio)
  • R Dovid Miller discusses how to bring Avodah into daily life: link (audio)
  • Yom HaShoah Special Supplement

  • R Fabian Schonfeld and: link (audio) and Mrs. Debby Spero: link (audio) discuss Kindertransports.
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