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Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16

Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16

Taught by Mrs. Aviva Stern, this Halacha Mastery Program course is an optional but highly recommended review and prep course for Mrs. Sally Mayer’s “Hilchot Nidda” course.

These sessions will provide you with an opportunity to review the material learned as well as prepare the upcoming mekorot (sources). While attendance is not mandatory, WebYeshiva.org has created this course as an opportunity to enhance your experience and in the Halacha Mastery Program.

October 19, 2015 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 1
Class description

Hello and welcome to the Hilchot Nidda Prep Course! In this first class, we will examine the Torah sources for nidda and zava. We will then trace the halakhic developement of these laws through the Rabbinic sources, concluding with how we observe nidda today.

October 26, 2015 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 2
Class description

In this class, we will begin by reviewing any questions you may have from the previous week and from the previous main shiur. We will then begin learning the sources which discuss how a woman becomes a nidda, including the criteria for the color of the blood, as well as defining the term hargasha.

November 2, 2015 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 3
Class description

Hi everyone! We will continue our learning of the sources of how a woman becomes a nidda. In this session we will study in greater depth the concept of hargasha and safek hargasha. Feel free to look over the source sheet in advance (same as last week, reposted here) and see if there is something particular you would like to read. As always, I am here to answer any questions, either via email or at the beginning of the class. Looking forward, Aviva

November 9, 2015 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 4
Class description

Hi everyone! In this session we will be learning the sources regarding childbirth and nidda. If you have questions from previous classes that you would like to email me in advance so I can address them right at the beginning, please feel free. Best, Aviva

November 16, 2015 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 5
Class description

Hi everyone, Today we will be learning the sources regarding the 5 days that precede a woman’s hefsek tahara. As always, please let me know if you have any questions from last class. Best, Aviva

November 23, 2015 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 6
Class description

Hi everyone, Today we will read and learn together the final case in R’ Moshe’s teshuva, regarding the case of ‘halakhic infertility,’ when a woman ovulates before going to the mikvah due to waiting the full 12 days. We will also begin the sources for the next topic, the hefsek tahara. I am attaching both source sheets. Besorot tovot, Aviva

November 30, 2015 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 7
Class description

Hi everyone, This week we will continue learning the sources on hefsek tahara and bedikot, focusing specifically on how to perform the bedikot, and the timing of the hefsek and bedikot. Looking forward, Aviva

December 14, 2015 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 8
Class description

Hi everyone, hope you are wrapping up a wonderful Chanukah! Today we will discuss shiv’a neki’im. Looking forward! Aviva

December 21, 2015 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 9
Class description

Hi everyone, Today we will begin learning the sources of mikveh, focusing on the source of the requirement of tevila, the bracha on tevila, and the timing of tevila. Of course, please be in touch with any questions. Looking forward, Aviva

December 28, 2015 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 10
Class description

Hi everyone, Today we will begin learning the sources about chatzitza, physical barriers, which are removed prior to tevila. I hope to structure the class slightly differently this week, and hopefully going forward, so that it include more “Beit Midrash” learning time (off the record!) as well as more time for review. Looking forward, Aviva

January 4, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 11
Class description

Hi everyone, We will continue with same source sheet as last week with our study of specific chatzitzot and mikvah preparation today. Looking forward, Aviva

January 11, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 12
Class description
January 18, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 13
Class description
January 25, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 14
Class description
February 8, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 15
Class description

In this session we will focus on the mekorot regarding harchakot. We will devote a good portion of class to chavruta time. Looking forward, Aviva

February 15, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 16
Class description

Hi everyone, Today we will continue studying the sources for harchakot, both be-chavruta and together. Looking forward, Aviva

February 22, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 17
Class description

Hi everyone, This week we are going to wrap up our learning of the sources on harchakot. There is one more source sheet attached. Looking forward. Aviva

February 29, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 18
Class description

Hi everyone, Tonight we are going to wrap up the topic of harchakot, so please bring your questions! We will also start the next topic of vestot, when to anticipate becoming a nidda. Looking forward, Aviva

March 7, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 19
Class description

Hi everyone, Our topic today is vestot, the times when one anticipates becoming a nidda. The source sheet is attached. As always, we love to review, so if you have questions about harchakot from last class, I am happy to start with that. Looking forward, Aviva

March 14, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 20
Class description

Hi everyone, We will continue our study of vestot today, a second source sheet is attached.  Best, Aviva

March 21, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 21
Class description

Hi everyone, We are going to take this week to do some chazara. We will focus on topics from this semester, so please bring your questions! Best, Aviva

March 28, 2016 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hilchot Nidda Prep (Women’s Track) 2015/16: Lesson 22
Class description

Hi everyone, This is it – we’ve arrived at our last class! We will continue the chazara we started last week (we left off in the middle of harchakot), but feel free to bring questions from anything we’ve covered this year. Looking forward, Aviva

Aviva Stern is a Yoetzet Halacha for the Efrat community and master Jewish educator. She is a head limudei kodesh teacher at Orot Etzion Banot in Efrat and is an experienced kallah teacher. She holds a BA in Jewish Studies and an MA in Bible, both from Yeshiva University, as well as a teaching certificate in Tanakh from Herzog College. She lives in Efrat with her husband and six children.