The Three Regalim
מרצה Title תקציר סידרה
Rav David Brofsky The Mitzva to Dwell in a Sukka: Contrasting the First Night and the Rest of the Festival In determining the nature of the mitzva to dwell in the sukka, we must first distinguish between the first night and the rest of the Festival. The gemara (Sukka 27a) cites a debate between R. Eliezer and the Sages regarding how often one must eat in the sukka. Holiday Packages
Rav Binyamin Tabory Ḥol HaMoed (Intermediate Days of Passover and Sukkot) How do we determine which types of labor are permitted on chol ha-moed and which are forbidden? This question helps us the define the nature of these intermediate days. Holiday Packages
Harav Baruch Gigi Simchat Torah It is the customary practice in all Jewish communities to complete the annual public Torah reading cycle on Shemini Atzeret, which is the day of Simchat Torah. The origin of this practice is unclear, however. In this shiur, we present an explanation based on the original Torah-reading practice in Eretz Yisrael, when the Torah was completed twice every seven years. Holiday Packages
Rav Elyakim Krumbein Rejoicing over the Primal Torah We celebrate the Torah on two separate holidays in the year. Given that Shavuot is the “Festival of the Giving of the Torah,” why do we also celebrate Simchat Torah, the “Rejoicing over the Torah”? Holiday Packages
Rav Chaim Navon The Mitzva of Rejoicing on the Festivals Philosophy of Halakha
Harav Yehuda Amital “May the Merciful One Rebuild for Us the Fallen Sukka of David” During the festival of Sukkot, we add into our blessing after meals the supplication, “May the Merciful One rebuild for us the fallen sukka of David,” recalling the verse (Amos 9:11), “On that day I shall rebuild the fallen sukka of David.” Why is this specific image chosen to depict Knesset Yisrael? The Holiday of Sukkot
Prof. Yoel Elitzur “Ka-Arava”: Sukkot and Zechariah's Prophecy of Redemption In the haftara that we read on the first day of Sukkot, the prophet Zechariah declares that in the future, the whole land of Israel will become ka-arava. What is the meaning of ka-arava in this context, and what does this teach us about the nature of the promised redemption? The Holiday of Sukkot
Rav Menachem Leibtag The Dual Nature of the Chagim The Three Regalim
Rav Michael Berger The Moadim of Parashat Emor The Three Regalim
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Hallel: Praise and Thanksgiving The Three Regalim
Rav Moshe Taragin The Source and Reason for Hallel Hallel is recited on numerous occasions: on holidays and Rosh Chodesh, during the sacrifice of a korban pesach (Pesachim 64a), during the wine libations of regular sacrifices (Arakhin 11a), and when Jerusalem or the Temple was expanded (Shavuot 14b). What is the source for Hallel, and can differences be drawn between its various forms? The Three Regalim
Rav Chaim Navon How and Why Should One Rejoice on the Festivals? The Three Regalim