Mini Series: Sfirat Haomer
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In this series, we will learn about the spiritual significance of sefirat haomer, the counting of the omer, the period between Pesach and Shavuot. What are we counting? Why is this considered a mourning period? What are the halachot specific to the sefira period?
This class took place Sundays at 8.00pm Israel time / 1.00pm US Eastern time. April 3rd & 10th, and May 1st & 8th.
Rabbi Chaim Brovender is the Rosh Yeshiva of WebYeshiva and President of ATID - The Academy for Torah Initiatives and Directions in Jewish Education, in Jerusalem. He was the founding Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Hamivtar and Michlelet Bruria (today, Midreshet Lindenbaum) where he pioneered the teaching of Gemara to students for whom the Talmud had been a closed book. For over forty years he has been a leading force in teaching Torah in Israel and enabling his students to "learn how to learn" according to the renowned "Brovender Method."