• December 5, 2022
  • 10 5783, Kislev
  • פרשת וארא

Blueprint of High Holiday Prayers Part 3

Blueprint of High Holiday Prayers Part 3

Rosh Hashana and Yom Kipppur hold the key to the next year. What are we striving for? What are we praying for? How do the prayers our sages compose express those ideas? In the shiur we strive to understand the structure of the prayers to make the most out of our Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur experiences.

September 4, 2011 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Blueprint of High Holiday Prayers Part 3: Lesson 1
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U’vchen Ten Pachdecha, is the core of the Rosh Hashana Davening. In the shiur we strive to reveal the idea hiding behind this prayer which encompasses in it the essence of Rosh Hashana.

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September 11, 2011 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Blueprint of High Holiday Prayers Part 3: Lesson 2
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Today’s Shiur takes us through the journey of Malchuyot- the steps of growth towards spiritual hights.

September 18, 2011 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Blueprint of High Holiday Prayers Part 3: Lesson 3
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Today we are learned about Zichronot. We went through the jorney of building our relationship with Hashem, which in return builds the relationship of Hashem with us. We discussed how even the most minimal connection also has great powers, while of course striving for the ultimate connection

September 25, 2011 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Blueprint of High Holiday Prayers Part 3: Lesson 4
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Shofarot- the tool for reaching the dedication to hashem as we worked on in the Mlchuyot and Zichronot, and the secret of the shofar.

October 2, 2011 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Blueprint of High Holiday Prayers Part 3: Lesson 5
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Seder Ha-avodah of Yom Kippur. As our prayers today replace the korbanot, and in sense we are therefore like the kohen gadol himself doing the avoda on Yom Kippur, its important to at least grab a glimpse of what the avodah was about and what we should be focused on in our mission of Yom Kippur. Wishing everyone a Gmar Chatima Tova

Rabbi Yehoshua Geller received Smicha from Rav Mordechai Elefant zt"l and the ITRI Yeshiva, where he was a Talmid for many years. He served as the Rosh Beit Medrash of the English Speakers' Program at the Jerusalem College of Technology/Machon Lev, Rabbi Geller has also taught at Yeshivat Yam HaTalmud and Yeshivat Hamivtar. Rabbi Geller holds an M.A. in Hebrew Studies.