Rav David Brofsky
Teacher Title Abstract Course
Rav David Brofsky Tefillat Shemoneh Esrei - Its Institution and Text The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky Prayers Recited After Shemoneh Esreh II This week, we will study the laws of "U-va le-Tziyyon" and Aleinu. The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky Preparations for Tefilla The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky Prayers Recited After Shemoneh Esreh III This week, we will conclude our study of the prayers recited after Shemoneh Esreh as we investigate the origins and significance of Shir shel Yom and Pittum Ha-ketoret. The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky The Proper Times for Prayer (1) The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky Tefillat Mincha (1) In previous shiurim we discussed the obligation to pray and the origins of the three daily prayers. The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky The Proper Times for Prayer (2) The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky Tefillat Mincha (2) This week, we continue our discussion of the latest time for Mincha. Furthermore, we will address those activities which the Talmud prohibits engaging in before Mincha. The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky The Proper Times for Prayer (3) The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky Tefillat Arvit (1) This week, we will begin our study of Tefillat Arvit, the evening prayer. The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky Tefillat Nedava - The Voluntary Prayer The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky Tefillat Arvit (2) This week, we will challenge the very assumption of the ancient Ashkenazic custom, and we will question whether Tefillat Arvit may indeed be recited before dark. The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky The Laws of the Shemoneh Esrei (1) The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky Tefillat Arvit (3) This week, we will discuss the latest time for Tefillat Arvit and the activities prohibited before reciting it. The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky The Laws of the Shemoneh Esrei (2) The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky Keriat Shema al Ha-mitta This week, we will conclude our discussion of the nighttime prayers as we study the laws of Birkat Ha-mappil and Keriat Shema al Ha-mitta. The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky The Laws of the Shemoneh Esrei - "Kavanna" (3) The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky Kedushat Beit ha-keneset I would like to dedicate our final shiurim to the study of the primary and ideal environment for tefilla: the beit ha-keneset (synagogue). The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky The Laws of the Shemoneh Esrei (4) The Laws of Prayer
Rav David Brofsky Separation During Prayer: Mechitza One of the defining characteristics of halakhic communal prayer is the separation between men and women known as the "mechitza." The Laws of Prayer

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