Sichot - Special
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Harav Aharon Lichtenstein On the Assassination of Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin z"l On Monday, 20 Cheshvan (November 13, 1995), the Rosh Yeshiva, Rav Aharon Lichtenstein, addressed the Yeshiva. Having been in America during the week of the murder of Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin, this was his first opportunity, nine days later, to speak in the beit midrash about this event and its impact on the lives of us all. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein To Our Brothers in Distress: In the Wake of the Terror Attacks against America In the aftermath of the terror attacks on the WTC on 9/11/2001 , Rav Lichtenstein and Rav Amital sent an English letter to American community that was sent via the VBM entitled: "A Letter from the Rashei Yeshiva, To Our Brothers in Distress in the Wake of the Terror Attacks Against America" Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital To Our Brothers in Distress: In the Wake of the Terror Attacks against America In the aftermath of the terror attacks on the WTC on 9/11/2001 , Rav Lichtenstein and Rav Amital sent an English letter to American community that was sent via the VBM entitled: "A Letter from the Rashei Yeshiva, To Our Brothers in Distress in the Wake of the Terror Attacks Against America" Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein STUDY - TALMUD TORAH Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital Religious Insecurity and its Cures Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital "I am Prayer" (Part 1 of 2) Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital "I am Prayer" (Part 2 of 2) Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital Torah Study in the Modern World (Part 1 of 2) Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital Torah Study in the Modern World (Part 2 of 2) Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital Selective Confrontation: The Role of the Modern Jewish Leader (Part 1) We as Jews are facing a twofold problem. First, it is incumbent upon us to transplant the values inherent in the Torah into our mundane, everyday existence despite the constant change taking place around us. Second, we must be secure in our dedication to the values of the Torah, so that we can be assured that these values will maintain their fundamental meaning even when facing the challenge of foreign lifestyles and cultures. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital Selective Confrontation: The Role of the Modern Jewish Leader (Part 2) Today Judaism faces a double-edged sword. Not only must it do battle with various alien influences that are brought to bear upon it, but it faces a for more serious threat originating in Judaism itself. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital "Your Mitzva is Very Broad:" Further Thoughts on the Search for "Connection" There exists today a phenomenon of youth who wish to express their unique personality in their service of God. Moreover, these youth are searching for their personal religious identity. A number of years ago, youth were content with recognizing their COLLECTIVE religious identity - as part of such bodies as Bnei Akiva, the "hesder" yeshivot in general, a particular yeshiva, etc. Today, however, they seek their special PERSONAL identity; they are no longer satisfied with an identity defined in collective terms. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital The Splitting of the Sea and the War with Amalek: A Perspective on Israel's Current Crisis We find ourselves now between Purim and Pesach, between the war against Amalek and the splitting of the Red Sea. I would like to take this opportunity to repeat some ideas that I shared with our talmidim regarding the current situation in Israel (2001). Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein The Source of Faith is Faith Itself Intellectual assent is normative and essential; but, at the personal level, it is generally not the key. In the final analysis, the primary human source of faith is faith itself. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein The Nature and Value of Torah Study In Jewish thought and experience, few values are as cherished as talmud Torah, the study of Torah; and few cultures, if any, have assigned to learning of any kind - let alone the mastery of scriptural and legal texts - the status it enjoys within Judaism. Torah Study
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein HaGadol VeHaGibor - The Great and the Heroic Divrei Chizuk in this time of Corona
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Of Marriage Relationship and Relations
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein With Regard to the Field of Women’s Education Notwithstanding how one judges the past retrospectively, in our present historical and social setting we need to view the teaching and the learning of girls and women as both a major challenge, as well as a primary need.
Rav Yitzchak Levy My Forty-Year Relationship with Yeshivat Har Etzion This is a translation of Rav Yitzchak's farewell sicha, Elul 5778, upon retiring as mashgiach ruchani of the yeshiva.
Rav Amichai Gordin Hesped for Rav Shmuel Auerbach zt"l: What is the connection between a Rav in a Hesder Yeshiva and the head of the "Jerusalem Faction"? Hesped for Rav Shmuel Auerbach zt"l. What brought a "Mizrochnik" Rav who served as an officer in the Israeli army to pay his last respects to one of the great Rabbis of the Charedi community? Rav Amichai Gordin explains that despite the gaping chasm between his own outlook and that of Rav Auerbach, that which they hold in common is far greater that which divides between them. Hesped for Rav Shmuel Auerbach ztz"l, by Rav Amichai Gordin. Original Hebrew appeared on the Kipa website on February 26th 2018.
Rav Moshe Taragin From Meron to Yerushalayim: Reconciling Tragedy with Celebration How can we merge our grieving over the Meron disaster with the celebration of Yom Yerushalayim?
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein The Conceptual Approach to Torah Learning The Method and Its Prospects
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein THE IDEOLOGY OF HESDER The Ideology of Hesder: The View from Yeshivat Har Etzion
Yeshiva Staff Parting from Prof. Yaakov Neeman, z"l On Jan. 1, 2017, Prof. Yaakov Neeman, the former Minister of Justice and Minister of Finance, passed away. Neeman was a professor of law, a lawyer and a jurist, and he served as a cabinet minister in two terms of Binyamin Netanyahu's premiership. In addition to his public services, Neeman was a close friend of Moshko and a supporter of the Yeshiva. Moshko delivered this eulogy for his time-honored friend and spoke of his work on behalf of the Jewish community and his deep connection to the world of Torah and the Yeshiva.
Harav Aharon Lichtenstein Seeking Answers With Humility Adapted from an address by Harav Aharon Lichtenstein. Originally posted in response to Hurricane Sandy This article was featured in Jewish Action Spring 2013.

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