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  • Maturation is a Part of the Experience

    The story of the Binding of Isaac, known in Hebrew as the Akeidah, is rife with religious-ethical issues that dominate the discussion of it. While these issues are important in their own right, the study of the biblical narrative itself has lost out as a result. This is especially unfortunate for two reasons. First, the

    posted on October 26, 2018
  • I Worked This Summer, Now What?

    What do you do once you get paid? What halachic and hashkafic obligations come with your well-deserved paycheque? Learn all about hilchot Tzedakah for the young adult at an interactive shiur and discussion with Rabbi Greenberg!

    posted on September 3, 2018
  • Starbucks: a hot topic, but is it Kosher?

    A conversation and interactive shiur with Rabbi Aaron Greenberg (OU-JLIC Greater Toronto) and Rabbi Tsvi Heber of COR (Kashruth Council of Canada).

    posted on August 19, 2018
  • The Mitzvah of Sippur Yetzias Mitzrayim According to the Ramban

    OU-JLIC Founding Director, Rabbi Menachem Schrader, speaks about the the essence of the mitzvah of zechirat yetziat mitzrayim according to the Ramban.

    posted on April 4, 2017
  • Parshat Vayakhel Pikudei

    Moshe Rabeinu’s gathering of the Jewish people to launch the campaign to build the Mishkan is laden with heavy eternal messages relevant to us today. Here are a few: The building of a sanctuary through which the Jewish nation will transmit its prayers to God cannot be a personal endeavor . The obligation to build the Mishkan

    posted on March 21, 2017
  • Machtsit Hashekel: Where the Tsibur Turns the Machars into Plain People Like Everyone Else

    The Halachic demand of equality and total communal participation in the Korban Tsibur makes everyone truly equal not only in God’s eyes but in everyone else’s eyes as well.

    posted on March 17, 2016
  • Women Touching a Sefer Torah

    The topic is discussed within the broader context of halachot and minhagim surrounding a Sefer Torah and its movement in the shul as well as outside of the shul to other locations. Recording begins several minutes into shiur with a review of unrecorded section of shiur. The source sheet for the shiur: here

    posted on March 16, 2016
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