From the Parsha to Modern Practice
In this course with Rabbanit Fran Miller learn halakhic topics from the Parsha in Sefer Shemot. These include how do we determine the day of Rosh Chodesh, why do we say Shirat Hayam before Shacharit, what is the Jewish legal system, and more. How do theses halachot mentioned there apply to us today? How are they prevalent in our modern lives and service to God?
From the Parsha to Modern Practice: Bo: How the Jewish Calendar Works
In this class, we will learn about the first mitzvah the Jews were given in Egypt – sanctifying the new month. How was the Jewish calendar once set? When was the calendar as we know it today established ? and what is the spiritual meaning behind this mitzvah?
Rabbanit Fran Miller is a graduate of the Keren Ariel Yoatzot Halacha program at Nishmat, and studied in the advanced Talmud programs in Matan and Migdal Oz. She holds a B.A. in Judaic Studies from Stern College and B.Ed. from Yeshivat Har Etzion’s Michlelet Herzog Teacher’s College. She teaches adults and post-high school students in person, online, and in midrashot. Fran lives in Mitzpeh Yericho with her husband and three children.