| |


Mastery & Semicha ProgramTutoringUlpanEn Españolв РоссииShavei Israel
TAKE A VIDEO TOUR GO TO OUR BLOG REGISTER NOW NEWSLETTER SIGNUP
TO RECEIVE OUR NEWSLETTER, ENTER YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS HERE

Courses - Summer 2014


May 18, 2014 through August 1, 2014



Previous Semester Next Semester

Taking Learning Further

For people seeking serious Torah learning at their own convenience, WebYeshiva.org offers the ability to join other Jews in an accessible, interactive community for all levels, with its dynamic online classrooms and web presence.

Summer Semester shiurim will run through August 1, 2014.
Enjoy!

WEBYESHIVA.ORG IS PROUD TO PROVIDE TORAH COURSES FREE OF CHARGE.
Please note that the Halacha Mastery Program courses have a minimal tuition fee. Please click on the courses for details.
To make a donation, please click here.

If you can't participate live, you can still listen to the class in the archived recording at your convenience.

To access previous semesters click "previous zman" above.

 


Times on this page are shown for: Israel/Eastern European - Jerusalem, Athens, Helsinki Daylight Savings Time is in effect change

Rabbi Chaim Brovender
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:00AM

This class will meet three times a week to learn an in-depth analysis of the Gemara. This semester we will learn the section of Tractate Megilla, chapter 2. read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Chaim Brovender
Sunday 9:00PM

Avot d'Rebbe Natan is an aggadic work similar to Pirkei Avot. In this course Rabbi Brovender will learn and understand this unique and special text. Click here for the previous archives. read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Chaim Brovender
Tuesday 8:00PM

In this course Rabbi Brovender will delve into the story of Noach and the flood through an in-depth learning of the text. read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman
Sunday 1:00PM

Chovot Halevavot is the oldest systematic book on ethics that we have. It was written By Rabbeinu Bachya in the 11th century. For previous classes please click here. read more

add this shiur View this course



Mr. Mordechai Kaufman
Monday 3:00AM

This class will study Maimonides' major philosophical work, The Guide for the Perplexed. Although it is a continuation from previous semesters, new students are encouraged to join. This semester we will finally conculde the book. For previous classes please click here. read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Jesse Horn
Thursday 9:00PM

This course is an optional part of the WebYeshiva.org Halacha Mastery Program, open to all WebYeshiva.org students. In this course we will learn Tractate Shabbat and develop skills to better study and understand Gemara. This semester Rabbi Horn will be teaching  the 7th Perek of Shabbat (Siduray D'Pat.) The course is free for members of the Halacha Mastery Program (click here to apply), or costs $25 for those who have read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Dovid Fink
Sunday 8:00PM

This course is an optional part of the WebYeshiva.org Halacha Mastery Program, open to all WebYeshiva.org students. In this course we will learn the laws of the Land of Israel, including the laws of Truma, Ma’aser and Shmita. The course is free for members of the Halacha Mastery Program (click here to apply), or costs $25 for those who have not yet joined the program. Choose One of the read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Jeffrey Saks
Tuesday 10:00PM

Explore the Rav's magnum opus with Rabbi Jeffrey Saks. "Halakhic man reflects two opposing selves; two disparate images are embodied within his soul and spirit." Who is this complex character and what does he tell us about the spirit and ideals of halakhic Judaism, and the philosophical worldview of the Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik zt"l? read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Dovid Fink
Monday 8:00PM

Our classical sources have harsh words for Jews who do not conform to halachic standards. They are excluded from Jewish communities and not counted in minyanim; they prohibit any wine they handle like idolaters; they are considered untrustworthy; and they cannot participate in community eiruvim. Unlike in classical times, today many Jews are not Torah observant. In this course we will study the opinions of the great poskim from read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Yehoshua Geller
Thursday 10:00PM

Learn the Book of Iyov (Job) in depth and along the way learn about the bigger picture and secrets of life. What is the purpose of the troubling story? Is there a greater meaning to life's events? How can we cope when life gives us lemons? read more

add this shiur View this course



Prof. Don Seeman
Monday 10:00PM

Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook was one of the great religious thinkers of modern times and of modern Israel; he was a poet, a chief rabbi and decisor of Jewish law as well as a sensitive and creative Jewish mystic. His writing though is notoriously difficult for the uninitiated. This mini-course will make use of my own soon to be published translations and commentary to make Rav Kook's thought accessible read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Dovid Fink
Wednesday 8:00PM

In this period of mourning for the death of Rabbi Akiva’s disciples, we will study aspects of aveilut (mourning): Establishing the time of death and the onset of mourning; speedy burial; tearing clothing (kriĘ˝ah); the mourners’ first meal (havra’ah); and the mourners’ avoidance of simcha (joyful activities). Our primary sources are in Hebrew. In class we will translate and explain them. read more

add this shiur View this course



Mrs. Ora Derovan
Tuesday 9:00PM

Sefer Vayikra has the reputation of being the least relevant Chumash, filled with sacrifices. But in the midst of all the ritual there are many commandments "Bein Adam L' chavero" (between people). In fact, in this book we can find the blueprint for a just and kind society. Through an in depth, Peshat based, literary analysis we will understand how a society of holiness should be built. read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Shlomo Katz
Monday 8:30PM

Learn Parashat Hashavua with the Divrei Torah of Reb Shlomo Carlebach zts". This course will be broadcast live from Rabbi Shlomo Katz's home in Neve Daniel. For previous Parshiyot please click here. read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Yitzhak Zuriel
Tuesday, Thursday 6:00AM

A basic-level gemara course that aims primarily to improve the student's ability to logically parse a gemara sugya. Later on in the semester, the shiur will begin to focus more on understanding Rashi's approach as a commentator and innovator. Some of the comments and innovations of Tosafot will also be included as time goes on. The shiur is appropriate for students with a range of backgrounds who want to read more

add this shiur View this course



Mr. Mordechai Kaufman
Monday 4:00AM

In this course we will learn Rebbe Nachman's Masterpiece of Chassidut, Likutei Moharan, in which we will explore some of the basic Lurianic Kabbalistic foundations upon which the creative genius of Rebbe Nachman's system of personal Tikun is built having as its ultimate objective nothing less than the perception and connection to Hashem. For the previous classes in this course, please click here. read more

add this shiur View this course



Mrs. Osnat Goldman
Monday 9:00PM

In this course we will develop the necessary skills for reading and understanding Jewish texts in Hebrew. To do this, we will look at excerpts from the Bible and learn to read and understand them using the commentaries. This course is meant for beginners who wish to grow. read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Yehoshua Geller
Sunday 10:00PM

In this course we will delve into the deeper meaning of the Tehillim, Psalms. read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Yedidya Rausman
Monday 2:00PM

Take a 9-week journey examining the unique characters of Sefer Bamidbar (Numbers). Learn in-depth about Calev, Bilam, Pinchas, Elazar, Cazbi, Korach and others through the eyes of Chazal. This course will mainly focus on various midrashim and gemara to try to understand the personalities of these famous biblical figures. read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Avi Weinstein
Thursday 4:00AM

Approaching before we know it are two of the saddest days of the Jewish calendar, and both have been questioned regarding their relevance in an age where there is Jewish sovereignty over The Land of Israel. We will give an overview of these and other minor fasts to understand when and why fasting today could be considered in question. read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman
Tuesday 1:00PM

The Torah prohibits the charging of interest. Learn the laws of Jewish moneylending and interest. read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Avraham Chira
Thursday 9:00PM

The course will scan Jewish history with tales from the Aggada and Midrashim about the great kabbalists of all time including:   The miraculous birth of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai; Four Entered the Garden: Rabbi Akiva introduces his students to the Ultimate Mystical Experience; Joseph dela Reina: When a master pushes too hard for the Messiah; The Ari'zal and the death sentance of a king; Rabbi Yehuda Fetaya: Exorcism read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Josh Ross
Monday 3:00AM

Join us each week as we analyze the haftorah read alongside the parsha. For previous lessons please click here. read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi Chaim Brovender
Tuesday 9:15AM

For questions about how to log in please email support@webyeshiva.org or call (0)3-900-3015 (Israel) or (646) 977-7978 (United States). Tuesday, August 5 First Session Shacharit (Morning Prayer Services) at Beit Knesset Shir Hadash 8:15 AM Israel time Rechov Cheil Nashim 4, Katamon, Jerusalem. Click here for a map. This will not be broadcasted. ~~~ Explanatory Kinot Service with Rabbi Chaim Brovender 9:15-11:15 AM Israel time 7:15-9:15 AM London time read more

add this shiur View this course



Rabbi David Sedley
Wednesday 10:00PM

In this course we will study the lives and teachings of some of the most influential thinkers in Judaism today- the second generation of Talmudic scholars (Amoraim). These scholars expounded on the words of the Tannaim in the Mishnah. our discussions will include Rava and Abaye, Rav Pappa, Rav Ashi and Ravina. For previous classes in this series please click here. read more

add this shiur View this course


Tell Your Friends about WebYeshiva.org



By Departments & Courses
Mishna/Gemara (Talmud)

Navi / Ketuvim (Bible: Prophets/Writings)

Chumash (Bible: Torah)

Halacha (Jewish Law)

Chassidut & Kabbala

Machshava (Jewish Thought)

Special: Other Topics in Judaism

Halacha Mastery Summer Course


By Rabbis & Teachers

Rabbi Chaim Brovender
Rabbi Avraham Chira
Mrs. Ora Derovan
Rabbi Dovid Fink
Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman
Rabbi Yehoshua Geller
Mrs. Osnat Goldman
Rabbi Jesse Horn
Rabbi Shlomo Katz
Mr. Mordechai Kaufman
Rabbi Yedidya Rausman
Rabbi Josh Ross
Rabbi Jeffrey Saks
Rabbi David Sedley
Prof. Don Seeman
Rabbi Avi Weinstein
Rabbi Yitzhak Zuriel

contact us 24/6 TECH SUPPORT: U.S. 1-646-977-7978 · Israel (0)3-900-3015 · office@webyeshiva.org