Sunday, September 25, 2022

Rabbi Avraham Eliyahu Kaplan zt"l’s “Be-Ikvot ha-Yirah”: Steps Toward the Fear of Heaven – Tradition Online


Erev Rosh HaShanah is a good time to finally share Rabbi Dr. Hillel Goldberg shlita's full translation of B'Ikvos HaYirah. My partial translation is towards the end of https://www.aishdas.org/rygb/raek.htm. Of course, for those whose Hebrew is proficient, nothing beats the original at http://www.aishdas.org/raek/yirah.pdf.

Avraham Eliyahu Kaplan’s “Be-Ikvot ha-Yirah”: Steps Toward the Fear of Heaven – Tradition Online

















Rischa D'Araisa Season 6 Episode 4: Attaching Yourself to Today's Baalei Ra'asan: Following the Escape Route of Rabbi Yehoshua Ben Levi to Chayim Tovim Amiti'im


מַכְרִיז רַבִּי יוֹחָנָן: הִזָּהֲרוּ מִזְּבוּבֵי (שֶׁל) בַּעֲלֵי רָאתָן. רַבִּי זֵירָא לָא הֲוָה יָתֵיב בְּזִיקֵיהּ. רַבִּי אֶלְעָזָר לָא עָיֵיל בְּאֻהְלֵיהּ. רַבִּי אַמֵּי וְרַבִּי אַסִּי לָא הֲווֹ אָכְלִי מִבֵּיעֵי דְּהָהִיא מְבוֹאָה. רַבִּי יְהוֹשֻׁעַ בֶּן לֵוִי מִיכְרָךְ בְּהוּ וְעָסֵיק בַּתּוֹרָה. אָמַר: ״אַיֶּלֶת אֲהָבִים וְיַעֲלַת חֵן״, אִם חֵן מַעֲלָה עַל לוֹמְדֶיהָ, אַגּוֹנֵי לָא מַגְּנָא

Kesubos 77b:

Rabbi Yoḥanan would announce: Be careful of the flies found on those afflicted with ra’atan, as they are carriers of the disease. Rabbi Zeira would not sit in a spot where the wind blew from the direction of someone afflicted with ra’atan. Rabbi Elazar would not enter the tent of one afflicted with ra’atan, and Rabbi Ami and Rabbi Asi would not eat eggs from an alley in which someone afflicted with ra’atan lived. Conversely, Rabbi Yehoshua ben Levi would attach himself to them and study Torah, saying as justification the verse: “The Torah is a loving hind and a graceful doe” (Proverbs 5:19). If it bestows grace on those who learn it, does it not protect them from illness?

Rischa D'Araisa Season 6 Episode 4:

Attaching Yourself to Today's Baalei Ra'asan:

Following the Escape Route of Rabbi Yehoshua Ben Levi to Chayim Tovim Amiti'im

https://jewishpodcasts.fm/yeshivaofnewark/42658

Friday, September 23, 2022

Nachas Note

From a correspondent who over the course of the years has let me know when there were gaps in the yerushalmionline.org series to fill them (this note went on to list one last gap!):

First, שבת שלום וכתיבה וחתימה טובה.

Second, just wanted to let you know that thanks to you, I'm just about ready to finish Yerushalmi and am planning on making my siyum Shabbos Chol HaMoed. I couldn't have done it without the tapes and I enjoyed your analysis.  After four years, I feel like I've come to know the men in the shiur (like Dr. Spindel and Mr. Zuger) even though I've never met them.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

The Brocho of Zichronos

The תפלות of ימים נוראים with examples of redundancies and how to understand them.

A discussion of the themes of זכרונות.

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Introduction to Tefillos of Yomim Noro'im and the Theme of Rosh HaShanah

A discussion of the תפלות of ימים נוראים with examples of redundancies and how to understand them.
Also a discussion of the theme of מלכויות.

Kabbolos-Resolutions

An introduction to the concepts of

קבלות - Resolutions
for the new year

הקדמה to סליחות at Cong. Anshei Palisades.

Rischa D'Araisa Season 6 Episode 3: 1. Finishing the Marathon in RBS 2. Simcha in Avodas Hashem is More Than a Warm Puppy 3. On Articles, Letters, and Blogs

 


Rischa D'AraisaSeason 6 Episode 3:

1. Finishing the Marathon in RBS

2. Simcha in Avodas Hashem is More Than a Warm Puppy

3. On Articles, Letters, and Blogs


https://jewishpodcasts.fm/yeshivaofnewark/42240

Sunday, September 11, 2022

My 9th Siyum on Talmud Bavli, 15 Elul 5782

A siyum with the בעלי בתים of my shul, at the shul, Cong. Anshei Palisades in Pomona, NY, along with several of my talmidim from previous years of the 8th grade at YBH. First, myself making the siyum, and snippets of the dancing. One of my good friends of many years, Reb Barry Jacobson נ"י, spoke very nicely, but unfortunately we forgot to turn the video back on for his speech.

HaModia Writeup on Orlando

Mrs. Meira Federgrun, highlighted in the article on the second page, is our daughter. Since this is HaModia, there is no picture of her, of course, but the two boys to the left of the rebbe in the picture on the second page are, our second to oldest grandson, Shlomo Federgrun, and our oldest grandson, Yechezkel Federgrun.


 

Rischa D'Araisa Season 6 Episode 2: The Queen Is Dead! Let's be Mekabel Malchus! Plus: The Golda Standard?



Rischa D'Araisa Season 6 Episode 2:

The Queen Is Dead!
Let's be Mekabel Malchus!

Plus:

The Golda Standard?






 

Monday, August 29, 2022

Audio Shiurim on Nach in Machashava (I will add links here as I upload more of these "Oldies but Goodies")


Audio Shiurim on

Nach in Machashava

(I will add links here as I upload more of these "Oldies but Goodies")

 

Sefer Shoftim:

NB 1.       Chap. 1: Failing to Conquer

NB 2.       Chap. 2: Overview of the Period

NB 3.       Chap. 3: Ehud & Eglon

NB 4.       Chap. 4: Yavin, Sisra, Devora, Barak, Yael

NB 5.       Chap. 5: Shiras Devora p 1

NB 6.       Chaps. 5-6: Shiras Devora p 2 & Gidon p 1

NB 7.       Chaps. 6-7: Gidon p 2

NB 8.       Chaps. 7-8: Gidon p 3

NB 9.       Chaps. 8-9: Yeruba’al & Avimelech p 1

NB 10.     Chap. 9: Avimelech p 2

NB 11.     Chap. 10: Yair, Thirties, & a New Nadir

NB 12.     Chap. 11: Yiftach p 1

NB 13.     Chaps. 11-12: Yiftach p 2 & Ivtzan

NB 14.     Chap. 13: The Birth of Shimshon

NB 15.     Chaps. 13-14: Shimshon’s Dual Personality: Yehuda & Dan

NB 16.     Chap. 15: Shimshon’s Revenge

NB 17.     Chap. 16: Delila

NB 18.     Chap. 17: Pesel Micha p 1

NB 19.     Chap. 18: Pesel Micha p 2

NB 20.     Chap. 19: Pilegesh Ba’Giv’a p 1

NB 21.     Chap. 20: Pilegesh Ba’Giv’a p 2

NB 22.     Chaps. 20-21: Bringing Binyamin Back

NB 23.     Chap. 22: The Dances

NB 23a.   The Siyum (Recorded on Purim)

 

Megillas Ruth:

NB 24.     Chap. 1: The Efrasim from Beis Lechem

NB 25.     Chap. 1: Naomi, Ruth & Orpah

NB 26.     Chaps. 1-2: Marah, Leket & Boaz (slightly defective for first few minutes)

NB 27.     Chaps. 2-3: Ruth & Boaz

NB 28.     Chaps. 3-4: In the “Barn”

NB 29.     Chap. 4: Conclusions

 

Sefer Yonah:

NB 30.     Chap. 1: The Flight Down to Sea

NB 31.     Chap. 2: In the Big Fish

NB 32.     Chap. 3: Yonah & Ninveh

NB 33.     Chap. 4: Under the Tree


 Sefer Shmuel I:

NB 34.     Chap. 1: Elkana & Chana

NB 35.     Chaps. 1-2: Transitions & Chana’s Song p 1

NB 36.     Chap. 2: Chana’s Song p 2 & Eli’s Sons’ Sins

NB 37.     Chaps. 2-3: The Doom of the House of Eli & Shmuel’s Initiation

NB 38.     Chaps. 3-4: Rise of Shmuel & Plishtim War

NB 39.     Chaps. 4-5: Death of Eli & Aron in Captivity

NB 40.     Chap. 6: Return of the Aron

NB 41.     Chap. 7: Shmuel’s Reign

NB 42.     Chap. 8: Judaism & Monarchy p 1

NB 43.     Chap. 8: Judaism & Monarchy p 2

NB 44.     Chaps. 8-9: Rights of Kings & Shaul’s Rise p 1

NB 45.     Chaps. 9-10: Shaul’s Rise p 2

NB 46.     Chap. 10: Anointing the King

NB 47.     Chaps. 10-11: Shaul’s Coronation & Gilad p 1

NB 48.     Chaps. 11-12: Gilad p 2 & Shmuel’s Valedictory p 1

NB 49.     Chaps. 12-13: Shmuel’s Valedictory p 2 & Cryptic Pasuk

NB 50.     Chaps. 13-14: Shaul’s First Fatal Error & Plishtim War

NB 51.     Chap. 14: Plishtim War Continued

NB 52.     Chap. 15: Shaul’s Final Fatal Error & Amalek War p 1

NB 53.     Chap. 15: Amalek War p 2

NB 54.     Chap. 15: Amalek & Pesach

NB 55.     Chap. 15: Shaul’s Mercy & Hashem’s Regret

NB 56.     Chap. 15: Sorcery & Sin

NB 57.     Chap. 15: Netzach Yisroel & Agag

NB 58.     Chap. 16: Finding Dovid

NB 59.     Chap. 16: Magen Dovid

NB 60.     Chap. 16: Ruach HaKodesh & Goliath

NB 61.     Chap. 17: Goliath, Yehuda & Binyomin

NB 62.     Chap. 17: Dovid & Goliath

NB 63.     Chaps. 17-18: Dovid, Goliath & Yehonasan

NB 64.     n/c Chap. 18: Dovid & Yehonasan; Yirah & Ahava

NB 65.     Chaps. 18-19: Pursuing Dovid

NB 66.     Chap. 19: Nayos & Nevua

NB 67.     n/c Chaps. 19-20: Shaul & Prophecy

NB 68.     n/c Chap. 20: Dovid & Yehonasan’s Agreement

NB 69.     Chap. 20: Dovid & Rosh Chodesh

NB 70.     Chap. 21: The Lechem HaPonim

NB 71.     Chap. 21: Doeg HaEdomi

NB 72.     Chaps. 21-22: Dovid’s Insanity

NB 73.     Chap. 22: The Annihilation of Nov

NB 74.     Chaps. 22-23: The Urim veTumim

NB 75.     Chap. 23: “Half Hallel”

NB 76.     Chap. 24: Clothing

NB 77.     Chap. 24: “Gemul”

NB 78.     Chaps. 24-25: Names, Shmuel & Sheep

NB 79.     Chap. 25: Kaf HaKela: The Catapult

NB 80.     Chap. 25: Kaf HaKela, Gehinnom & Reward

NB 81.     Chap. 25: Kaf HaKela & Planes of Existence

NB 82.     Chap. 25: Rememberance, Palti ben Layish

NB 83.     Chap. 26: Significance of Dovid’s Hideout

NB 84.     Chap. 26: The Water Jug

NB 85.     Chaps. 27-28: Dovid in Chutz La’Aretz

NB 86.     Chap. 28: Shaul: The Beginning of the End

NB 87.     Chap. 28: The Ov Episode p 1

NB 88.     Chap. 28: The Ov Episode p 2

NB 89.     Chap. 28: The Ov Episode p 3

NB 90.     Chap. 28: Shame & Teshuva

NB 91.     Chaps. 29-30: Plishtim & Yirah

NB 92.     Chap. 30: Amalek & Tomorrow

NB 93.     Chaps. 30-31: The Distribution of Loot

NB 94.     Chap. 31: Shaul & Suicide

 

Sefer Shmuel II:

NB 95.     Chap. 1: Why Did Dovid Kill Him?

NB 96.     Chap. 1: Lamentation over Shaul & Yehonasan

NB 97.     Chap. 1: The Ralbag’s “To’aluyos”

NB 98.     Chap. 2: Dovid in Chevron

NB 99.     Chaps. 2-3: The Game

NB 100.   Chap. 3: Palti ben Layish

NB 101.   Chap. 3: The Assassination of Avner

NB 102.   Chap. 3: Dovid’s Curse

NB 103.   Chaps. 3-4: Lamentation & Murder

NB 104.   Chap. 4: Olam HaBa

NB 105.   Chap. 5: Dovid

NB 106.   Chap. 5: Yerushalayim

NB 107.   Chap. 5: Dovid in Yerushalayim (cross linked with tape TY 63, missing several minutes)

NB 108.   Chap. 6: Keruvim

NB 109.   Chap. 6: Uzza: Physical Fusion with Spiritual Concepts

NB 110.   Chap. 6: Michal & Maidservants

NB 111.   Chaps. 6-7: The Will to Build the Beis HaMikdosh

NB 112.   Chap. 7: Dovid & the Beis haMikdosh

NB 113.   Chap. 7: Permanent Sanctity

NB 114.   Chap. 7: Malchus & Shechina

NB 115.   Chap. 7: Havaya”h & Adnu”s

NB 116.   Chap. 7: Havaya”h & Elokim

NB 117.   Chaps. 7-8: Elokim, Tzevako”s, Adnu”s

NB 118.   Chap. 8: Aram & Aramaic

NB 119.   Chap. 8: Edom & Yirah

NB 120.   Chap. 8: Tzedaka vs. Chesed

NB 121.   Chaps. 8-9: Mefiboshes

NB 122.   Chap. 10: Beards

 

Special Series: Dovid & Bas-Sheva:

NB 123.   Chap. 11: To be “Elokei Dovid?”

NB 124.   Chap. 11: Too Great a Test?

NB 125.   Chap. 11: The Test

NB 126.   Chap. 11: The Eyes of G-d

NB 127.   Dovid & Chanuka

NB 128.   Chaps. 11-12: Tanach vs. Chazal

NB 129.   Chap. 12: The Poor Man’s Sheep

NB 130.   Chap. 12: The Sun & Dovid


NB 131.   Chap. 12: Shlomo & Yedidya

NB 132.   Chaps. 12-13: Amnon & Tamar p 1

NB 133.   Chaps. 12-13: Amnon & Tamar p 2

NB 134.   Chap. 13: Amnon & Avshalom

NB 135.   Chap. 14: The Teko’ite Woman’s Parable

NB 136.   Chap. 14: “Nidach”

NB 137.   Chap. 14: Avshalom’s Eye

NB 138.   Chaps. 14-15: Avshalom’s Hair

NB 139.   Chap. 15: The Rebellion Begins

NB 140.   Chap. 15: Flight from Yerushalayim

NB 141.   Chap. 15-16: Dovid’s Groundwork

NB 142.   Chap. 16: “Rosh” and Crown

NB 143.   Chap. 16: Anava and Ta’ava

NB 144.   Chaps. 16-17: Achitofel’s Advice

NB 145.   Chap. 17: Intellect

NB 146.   Chap. 17: Achitofel’s Demise

NB 147.   Chaps. 17-18: The Forest of Efraim

NB 148.   Chap. 18: The Elah Tree

NB 149.   Chap. 18: Avshalom’s Death

NB 150.   Chaps. 18-19: Taking Avshalom Out of Gehinnom p 1

NB 151.   Chap. 19: Taking Avshalom Out of Gehinnom p 2

NB 152.   Chap. 19: Embarassments

NB 153.   Chap. 19: Shim’i ben Geira

NB 154.   Chap. 19: Tzimtzum p 1

NB 155.   Chap. 19: Tzimtzum p 2

NB 156.   Chap. 19: Mefiboshes

NB 157.   Chap. 19: Barzilai

NB 158.   Chaps. 19-20: Sheva ben Bichri

NB 159.   Chap. 20: Amasa’s Death

NB 160.   Chap. 20: Serach bas Asher

NB 161.   Chaps. 20-21: The Givonim

NB 162.   Chap. 21: Famine, Disaster and Mazel

NB 163.   Chap. 21: Kiddush Hashem in Shaul’s Children’s Death

NB 164.   Chap. 21: Burial

NB 165.   Chap. 21: The Ralbag’s “To’aluyos” p 1

NB 166.   Chap. 21: The Ralbag’s “To’aluyos” p 2

NB 167.   Chap. 22: Tehillim 18 p 1

NB 168.   Chap. 22: Tehillim 18 p 2 Tamim/Nogah

NB 169.   Chap. 22: Tehillim 18 p 3: Teva

NB 170.   Chap. 22: Tehillim 18 p 4: RSRH vs. Artscroll

NB 171.   Chap. 23: The Warriors of David

NB 172.   Chap. 23: Risking Life for Torah

NB 173.   Chaps. 23-24: Census p 1

NB 174.   Chap. 24: Census p 2: Malbim & Tzitz Eliezer

NB 175.   Chap. 24: Census p 3: Michtav Me’Eliyahu

NB 176.   Chap. 24: Census p 4

NB 177.   Chap. 24: 288 Nitzotzos

NB 178.   Chap. 24: The Plague

NB 179.   Chap. 24: Aravna

NB 180.   Chap. 24: Beis HaMikdosh: A Neck

NB 181.   Chap. 24: Conclusion

 

Melachim Chap. 1:

NB 182.   Introduction and Avishag Ha’Shunamis p 1

NB 183.   Avishag Ha’Shunamis p 2

NB 184.   Adoniyahu

NB 185.   Es vs. Im

NB 186.   The Throne of Dovid and Shlomo

NB 187.   Beauty

NB 188.   The Mule

NB 189.   Shlomo and Chanukah

NB 190.   Conclusion

 

Koheles:

NB 191.   Introduction-1:1

NB 192.   1:1-2

NB 193.   1:3

NB 194.   1:4

NB 195.   1:5-7

NB 196.   1:8-9

NB 197.   1:9-10

NB 198.   1:11-13

NB 199.   1:14-15

NB 200.   1:15

NB 201.   1:16

NB 202.

NB 203. 2:1-2 Rosh HaShanah

NB 204.

NB 205. 2:4 Rosh HaShanah

NB 206.

Added Recordings to https://rygb.blogspot.com/2022/06/audio-shiurim-on-emunah-and-hashkafah.html #2

 



EH 26.    These & Those are the Words of the Living G-d p 2

EH 27.    Our Relationship with Previous Generations

EH 28.    The Impact of Kabbala on Machashava


Special Series: Denominational Attitudes

EH 31.    Definition of Categories

EH 32.    Relevant Halachos p 1

EH 33.    Relevant Halachos p 2

EH 34.    Sinners Within & Ahavas Yisroel


EH 36.    Missing Years: Chronologies of the 2nd

Beis HaMikdosh Period p 1

EH 37.    Missing Years: Chronologies of the 2nd

Beis HaMikdosh Period p 2

EH 38.    Brazenness & Bashfulness

EH 39.    Exploring Chutzpa

EH 40.    What is True Yiras Shomayim

EH 47.    Bein Yisroel L’Amim: Judaism & Christianity p 1

EH 49.    What is Kedusha & How is it Achieved

EH 97.    The Plishtim

EH 123.  Ta’amei HaMitzvos: Challa


Special Series: Tanya for Misnagdim

EH 124.  Overview & Chap. 1

EH 125.  Chap. 2

EH 126.  Chaps. 2-3

EH 127.  Chap. 3

EH 129.  Conclusion

Added Recordings to http://rygb.blogspot.com/2022/06/audio-shiurim-on-contemporary-practical.html #5

 


CH 23.       Gelatin

CH 24.       Organized Labor & Strikes

in Jewish Institutions (slightly defective)

CH 152.     Borei Pri HaGafen, Arba Kosos & Hefsek Berachos p 1

CH 153.     Borei Pri HaGafen, Arba Kosos & Hefsek Berachos p 2


Special Series: Shabbos & Electricity

CH 154.     The Chazon Ish

CH 155.     Reb Shlomo Zalman

CH 156.     Reb Shlomo Zalman; Electronics

CH 157.     Electronics

CH 158.     Telephones


Special Series: Halacha at 35,000 Feet: Airplane Travel Issues

CH 159.     Dishonesty in Ticketing (and Related

Ethical Issues) & Davening On Board

CH 160.     Tefillas HaDerech, Berachos on Things

to See & Landing on Shabbos