Rav Ezra Bick

Rav Ezra Bick a Ram at Yeshivat Har Etzion since his aliya from New York in 1977, currently teaches a second-year shiur for Israeli students. He is Director of the Yeshiva's Israel Koschitzky Virtual Beit Midrash Project, with more than 20 shiurim on varying levels reaching tens of thousands of individuals worldwide. Rav Bick earned his Semicha from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, and holds an M.S. degree in Jewish Philosophy from YU and a M. Phil. degree in Philosophy from Columbia University. He is the author of Yud-Gimel Middot Shel Rachamim [hebrew], 10 shiurim on the human condition and man's relationship with the Ribbono Shel Olam.

Teacher Title Abstract Course
Rav Ezra Bick The Continuing Relevance of the Miracle of the Oil Many victories were marked by holidays during the time of the Second Temple, but they were all nullified by the destruction of the Temple and the subsequent exile. Why is Chanuka different? Holiday Packages
Rav Ezra Bick The Secret of Selichot: The Thirteen Attributes of Mercy Selichot and the Yom Kippur Service
Rav Ezra Bick Regret and Redemption One of the great principles of teshuva is that it is not a right but a privilege, an act of mercy which defies natural law. The Day of Repentance
Rav Ezra Bick Va-eira - How to Save Israel The Exodus and Moshe
Rav Ezra Bick Bo - Representing God or Representing Israel The Exodus and Moshe
Rav Ezra Bick The Symbolism of Sukkot The Holiday of Sukkot
Rav Ezra Bick The Jar of Oil and the Future of the Jewish People Is Modiin of the Maccabees near the contemporary city called Modiin? Many theories have been advanced, and a close study of the Mishna can help us answer this question. The Meaning of Chanuka
Rav Ezra Bick Why Celebrate a Miracle? The Meaning of Chanuka
Rav Ezra Bick The Symbolism of Chametz If chametz is "bad," for some reason, it should be prohibited all year; and if not, why is it forbidden on Pesach? The Meaning of Pesach
Rav Ezra Bick The Purpose of Signs and Miracles According to the Rambam The Meaning of Pesach
Rav Ezra Bick Purim - A Holiday in Disguise The Meaning of Purim
Rav Ezra Bick The Meaning of the Seder Experience The Meaning of the Seder Night
Rav Ezra Bick Nevuchadnezer and Chizkiyahu The Meaning of the Three Weeks