Parashah Roundup: Devarim-Chazon 5773

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by Steve Brizel

  • Rav Soloveitchik ZL examines halachic and hashkafic themes of Tisha B’Av: 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), link 11 (audio), link 12 (audio), link 13 (audio)
  • R Berel Wein discusses the personal assessment of Moshe Rabbeinu of the years in the desert: link
  • R Yissocher Frand explains why children are a gift: link
  • R Yitzchak Etshalom provides a survey of Sefer Devarim: link
  • The Nesivos Shalom Zl, as elucidated by R Yitzchak Adlerstein, discusses the contemporary relevance of Sichon and Og: link
  • The Netziv ZL, as elucidated by R Yitzhak Adlerstein, explains why Moshe Rabbeinu decided to share his knowledge with the people when the Jewish nation arrived at Arvos Moav: link
  • R Sir Jonathan Sacks reminds us that when morality is missing and economics and politics are driven by self-interest alone, trust fails and the society fabric unravels: link
  • R Asher Brander discusses the 38 years of Divine estrangement from the Jewish People in the desert: link
  • R Hershel Shachter explains why women cannot become rabbis: link
  • Shoalim V Dorshim Section

  • R David Brofksy examines various aspects of Hilcos Taaniyos and Tisha B’Av: link 1, link 2, link 3, link 4, link 5, link 6, link 7
  • R Zvi Sobolofsky explains why the Beis HaMikdash is the ultimate unifying force of the Jewish People: link
  • R Michael Rosensweig analyzes the unique nature of Tisha B’Av: link
  • R Baruch Simon explains why the ultimate redemption is in the merit of Torah SheBaal Peh: link (audio), and discusses the Galus of the Sanhedrin: link (audio)
  • R Avigdor Nevenzal examines the absence of faith as a main factor in the Churban, and all other transgressions: link
  • R Dovid Gottlieb discusses the Halachic issues implicated in corrupting the judicial system: link (audio)
  • R Mordechai Willig analyses the elements of Sinas Chinam: link, as well as the necessity for modesty and restraint in our interpersonal lives: link, and why we should emulate the midos of Aharon HaKohen: link
  • R Michael Rosensweig analyzes the unique nature of Tishah B’Av: link
  • R David Horwitz discusses Rambam’s Thirteen Principles of Faith: 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)
  • The Nesivos Shalom ZL, as explicated by R Yitzchak Adlerstein, discusses how we rebuild through mourning: link
  • R Chaim Eisenstein, based on the Baalei Chasidus, focuses on the heart of the Three Weeks: link (audio)
  • R Asher Weiss discusses the Issur Talmud Torah on Tishah B’Av: link (audio), and definition of various fast days: link (audio)
  • R Yonasan Sacks analyzes the dual nature of Tishah B’Av: link
  • R Shlomoh Riskin discusses why he marks Churban HaBayis in Hebron: link
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