Preparing to Fast: Children and Yom Kippur
To be delivered at GGS after Minchah, Shabbat Shuvah 5779
To be delivered at GGS after Minchah, Shabbat HaGadol 5778
Mishnah, Pesachim 50a with following commentaries:
Rashi; Tosfot, s.v. 'Makom SheNahagu'; Ba'al HaMa'or; Milchamot HaShem; Ra'avad; Ritva; Me'iri; Ran
Yerushalami Pesachim 4:1
Rambam Hilchot Yom Tov 8:17-18
To be delivered at GGS after Minchah on Shabbat Shuvah 5778
Yoma 86b with Rashi and Rif
Rambam Hilchot Teshuvah 2:7 with Ma'aseh Rokeach
Yoma 81a with Sefat Emet
Mordechai, Yoma 725
Rosh, Yoma 8:25
To be delivered at GGS after Minchah, Shabbat HaGadol, 5777
From LSJS Website
Rabbi Moshe Shmuel Glasner (1854-1924) came from rabbinic aristocracy and was rabbi of Klausenberg in Romania. Remarkably, he was also a friend of Rav Kook, a fierce champion of independent Torah creativity and a charedi Zionist who saw in the return to the Land an opportunity to reinvent the Oral Law.
In this course we will study his influential essay on the future of Jewish Law, Dor Revi’i, as well as evaluating his views on rabbinic authority and his influence on thinkers such as Rabbi Professor Eliezer Berkovits and Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo.
Session 1: Rabbi Glasner: Charedi Zionist, Rabbinic Critic
This course will explore one of the most well-known and widely interpreted biblical episodes – the Binding (Akedah) of Isaac. Using classical Jewish sources, revisionist Hasidic ideas, Islamic and Christian texts, song lyrics and more, we will build a broader picture of this beloved but deeply troubling story.
As the Gates Close: The Timing and Purpose of Ne'ilah
To be delivered at GGS after Minchah, Shabbat Shuvah 5777