Tishrei – Preparing for Yom Kippur. A quick overview of Erev Yom Kippur including kaparos, meals, mikveh, and Tefila Zaka. Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon. Recorded on 2020-09-27. Indexed MP3 of entire shiur is HERE.
On Yom HaKippurim the Kohan Gadol tovels (immerses) in a mikveh (ritual pool) before each time he enters the Kadosh Kadoshim (innermost chamber of the Temple, the “Holy of Holies”). But why, asks Rav Nasan of Nemirov, does he immerse when he leaves? Text: Likutey Halakhos, Yoreh Deah 2, Hilkhos Sefer Torah 2:6. Speaker: Rabbi Continue Reading »
Tishrei – Building the Sukkah – Text: Likutey Halakhos, Yoreh Deah 2, Hilkhos Orlah 4, Paragraph 11. Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon.
Tishei – Sukkah – Schach -Text: Likutey Halakhos, Yoreh Deah 2, Hilkhos Orlah 4, Paragraph 12. Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon.
Arba’ah Minim – The Four Species – On Sukkos we make a special blessing on the four species we gather before the festival: Lulav (palm branch), Hadassim (3 myrtle twigs), Aravos (2 willow branches) and the Esrog (citron). How do these correspond to the Name of Hashem and how do they embody the beauty of Continue Reading »
Tishrei – Hoshanah Rabbah – Sealing of Judgement – Text: Likuktey Halakhos, Yoreh Deah 2, Hilkhos Orlah 4, Para. 16b. Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon.