Ki Tisa
Teacher Title תקציר Course
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein The Haftara of Ki Tisa The haftara of Parashat Ki Tisa (Melakhim I 18:1-39) recounts one of the most famous stories in the Early Prophets – the prophet Eliyahu's contest with the prophets of Ba'al on Mount Carmel. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein Eliyahu and Ovadia – Contrasting Attitudes towards Involvement with the Jewish People In this week's haftara we encounter the two radically different attitudes of Eliyahu and Ovadyahu - the former isolating himself from the sinful nation and the latter remaining involved with them, even when it entailed compromising his principles. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein “That There Be No Plague among Them When You Number Them” The question of relating to a mass of people vs. relating to an individual comes to a head in this week's parasha, when the Jewish people are counted in a census. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital Desire and Fulfillment in the Purim Story If you wish to defeat your enemies, fulfill their every wish. Only in such a state, when they are satiated, will you be able to lead them to their demise. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva