• December 4, 2022
  • 10 5783, Kislev
  • פרשת וישלח

Megillat Eicha

Megillat Eicha

In this class we will examine Megillat Eicha, traditionally read on Tisha B’av, the day of the destruction of the Temple. We will look into the text and explore both the simple and the deeper levels of the words, using Midrash and other commentaries, and attempt to uncover the deeper meaning in the verses lamenting the destruciton of the Temple in Jerusalem.

April 25, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Megillat Eicha: Lesson 1
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In the shiur we learned that “Eicha” is not just a question; its an explaination to the chrban and a guide for us to learn the lesson from it to make a better future.

May 2, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Megillat Eicha: Lesson 2
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More insights to the reason of the churban and the lessons to learn from it to make a better future.

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May 9, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Megillat Eicha: Lesson 3
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In this shiur we discussed the source of the Jewish greatness and why it fell and also how the crying in the desert in the sin of the Meraglim,caused the churban.. and much more.

May 16, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Megillat Eicha: Lesson 4
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Hashem punished us with the intent of us learning our lesson and coming back – he is there with us in the galut and he will come back with us. Eicha Pasuk 2

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May 23, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Megillat Eicha: Lesson 5
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May 30, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Megillat Eicha: Lesson 6
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June 6, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Megillat Eicha: Lesson 7
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per public request, I am attaching the medrash stating that Persian(Iranian) soldiers around Israel is the the sign for mashiach

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June 13, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Megillat Eicha: Lesson 8
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June 20, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Megillat Eicha: Lesson 9
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June 27, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Megillat Eicha: Lesson 10
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July 4, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Megillat Eicha: Lesson 11
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July 11, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Megillat Eicha: Lesson 12
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July 18, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Megillat Eicha: Lesson 13
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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.