• May 16, 2022
  • 15 5782, Iyyar
  • פרשת בחקתי

Ein Yaakov: Masechet Megillah

Ein Yaakov: Masechet Megillah

The Ein Yaakov is a fascinating collection of all the Aggadic sources in the Talmud including commentaries. It was mainly compiled by Yaakov Ibn Habib in the early 16th century. Join Rabbi Yehoshua Geller as he learns through the Aggadic material in Masechet Megillah. Be inspired by the lessons of Aggada and its teachings for all time.

January 2, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ein Yaakov: Masechet Megillah: Was the Torah written in ancient Hebrew letters?
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January 9, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ein Yaakov: Masechet Megillah: Megilla reading overriding learning torah and Temple services
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January 16, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ein Yaakov: Masechet Megillah: Relating to the Roman Galut
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January 23, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ein Yaakov: Masechet Megillah: Making Purim a holiday & message of the Megilla
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We discussed 2 topics:

The debate between Ester and the Rabbis of incorporating the Megilla as part of the Tanach, and establishing Purim as an official holiday.

The Rabbi’s teaching of their preface to Megillat Ester, teaching us the “behind the scenes” as well as the message of the Megilla.

January 30, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ein Yaakov: Masechet Megillah: The secret of learning medrash in the Megilla
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February 6, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ein Yaakov: Masechet Megillah: The Secret Behind the Party
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Here is a video describing Shushan and the king’s palace.

Here is a pic of the couches they used:

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February 13, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ein Yaakov: Masechet Megillah: Reward, Punishment, and Vashti
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February 20, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ein Yaakov: Masechet Megillah: Ein Yaakov: Masechet Megillah
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February 27, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ein Yaakov: Masechet Megillah: The miracle in the party
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March 6, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ein Yaakov: Masechet Megillah: Ein Yaakov: Masechet Megillah
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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.