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Aggadeta: Shiviti Kollel Talmud Track

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The Shiviti Night Kollel is expanding with a brand-new Talmud Track! Join us as we delve into the non-Halachic segments of the Talmud, otherwise known as Aggadeta!

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The Shiviti Night Kollel is expanding with a brand-new Talmud Track! Join us as we delve into the non-Halachic segments of the Talmud, otherwise known as Aggadeta!

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Aggadeta: Shiviti Kollel Talmud Track

Latest release on Nov 26, 2020

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Rank #1: Aggadeta 23: Berachot 2a - Rabbi Yosef Chaim's Reading of the Mishna (Part 3)

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Aggadeta: Berachot 2a - Rabbi Yosef Chaim's Reading of the Mishna (Part 3) - Class 23

Class highlights: Another reading the Mishnah through the lens of Rabbi Yosef Chaim of Baghdad, author of the Ben Ish Chai, using his book Ben Yehoyada; the attachment of Kohanim to their unique Mitzvah; a lesson in the concept of Chibuv Mitzvah; how to show respect between local and visiting rabbis; a visiting rabbis incorrect criticism of a Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim custom, and Morenu HaRav Yaakov Peretz's rebuttal; an interesting responsa in Rabbi Yosef Chaim's Rav Pe'alim; delegating Mitzvot to others; examples of Chibuv Mitzvah in Rabbinic literature; a teaching of Rabbi Eliezer Papo (the first in Pele Yoetz); a unique writing of Rabbi Eliezer Papo (the second, in Damesek Eliezer) against a critcism of Rabbi Akive Eiger; a story about Rabbi Ovadia Yosef and a picture of woman pointing to a Sefer Torah; and more! (11/26/2020)

The Shiviti Night Kollel has expanded with a brand-new Talmud Track! Join us as we delve into the non-Halachic segments of the Talmud, otherwise known as Aggadeta!

Google Classroom

Please email info@shiviti.org if you wish to join the Google Classroom. Please do not join the Classroom out of curiosity as inactive members will be removed.

Rabbi Yonatan Halevy's official YouTube channel!

Subscribe for the newest audio and video coming out of Shiviti/Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim!

Nov 26 2020

1hr 10mins

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Rank #2: Aggadeta 22: Berachot 2a - Rabbi Yosef Chaim's Reading of the Mishna (Part 2)

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Aggadeta: Berachot 2a - Rabbi Yosef Chaim's Reading of the Mishna (Part 2) - Class 22

Class highlights: We continue reading the Mishnah through the lens of Rabbi Yosef Chaim of Baghdad, author of the Ben Ish Chai, using his book Ben Yehoyada; an insight into our Mishna from the Chida, Rabbi Chaim Yosef David Azoulay; the special work Shem HaGedolim; a brief biographical sketch of Rabbi Shlomo (Solomon) Sirilio and his insight into our Mishna; exploring the word "Me'ematai"; a famous Midrash regarding Shema Yisrael; the spiritual connection between Ribbi Yehuda HaNasi and Antoninus and the Kingdoms of Israel and Edom; and more! (11/19/2020)

The Shiviti Night Kollel has expanded with a brand-new Talmud Track! Join us as we delve into the non-Halachic segments of the Talmud, otherwise known as Aggadeta!

Google Classroom

Please email info@shiviti.org if you wish to join the Google Classroom. Please do not join the Classroom out of curiosity as inactive members will be removed.

Rabbi Yonatan Halevy's official YouTube channel!

Subscribe for the newest audio and video coming out of Shiviti/Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim!

Nov 19 2020

51mins

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Rank #3: Aggadeta 21: Berachot 2a - Rabbi Yosef Chaim's Reading of the Mishna (Part 1)

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ggadeta: Berachot 2a - Rabbi Yosef Chaim's Reading of the Mishna (Part 1) - Class 21

Class highlights: We begin reading the Mishnah through the lens of Rabbi Yosef Chaim of Baghdad, author of the Ben Ish Chai, using his book Ben Yehoyada; a reminder that no discipline or school of thought is off limits for us when attempting to study Aggadah; accepting truth from everyone and everywhere; touching lightly on the dismissive attitude towards Kabbalah; creating a whole new Mishna over and over until we exhaust all avenues of Aggadah; and more! (11/12/2020)

The Shiviti Night Kollel has expanded with a brand-new Talmud Track! Join us as we delve into the non-Halachic segments of the Talmud, otherwise known as Aggadeta!

Google Classroom

Please email info@shiviti.org if you wish to join the Google Classroom. Please do not join the Classroom out of curiosity as inactive members will be removed.

Rabbi Yonatan Halevy's official YouTube channel!

Subscribe for the newest audio and video coming out of Shiviti/Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim!

Nov 12 2020

1hr 5mins

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Rank #4: Aggadeta 20: Berachot 2a - Exploring the Name of the Masechet

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Aggadeta: Berachot 2a - Exploring the Name of the Masechet - Class 20

Class highlights: Exploring the name of this Masechet, Berachot; shifting from a standard reading to a non-standard reading of the text; a reminder that no discipline or school of thought is off limits for us when attempting to study Aggadah; the proper weight to accord of Gematria; on stupid Jews and a stupid god; and more! (11/5/2020)

The Shiviti Night Kollel has expanded with a brand-new Talmud Track! Join us as we delve into the non-Halachic segments of the Talmud, otherwise known as Aggadeta!

Google Classroom

Please email info@shiviti.org if you wish to join the Google Classroom. Please do not join the Classroom out of curiosity as inactive members will be removed.

Rabbi Yonatan Halevy's official YouTube channel!

Subscribe for the newest audio and video coming out of Shiviti/Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim!

Nov 05 2020

56mins

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Rank #5: Aggadeta 19: Berachot 2a - A Review of the Mishnah

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Aggadeta: Berachot 2a - A Review of the Mishnah - Class 19

Class highlights: Reviewing the Mishnah once again; analyzing various words and phrases according to Peshat; questions to ponder for next class; and more! (10/29/2020)

The Shiviti Night Kollel has expanded with a brand-new Talmud Track! Join us as we delve into the non-Halachic segments of the Talmud, otherwise known as Aggadeta!

Google Classroom

Please email info@shiviti.org if you wish to join the Google Classroom. Please do not join the Classroom out of curiosity as inactive members will be removed.

Rabbi Yonatan Halevy's official YouTube channel!

Subscribe for the newest audio and video coming out of Shiviti/Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim!

Oct 29 2020

57mins

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Rank #6: Aggadeta 18: Berachot 2a - A Second Reading of the Mishnah

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Aggadeta: Berachot 2a - A Second Reading of the Mishnah - Class 18

Class highlights: The importance of transmitting the Oral Torah not just orally, but accurately; a second reading of the Mishnah with the goal of answering some of the questions we brought up last week; analyzing various words and phrases according to Peshat; and more! (9/10/2020)

The Shiviti Night Kollel has expanded with a brand-new Talmud Track! Join us as we delve into the non-Halachic segments of the Talmud, otherwise known as Aggadeta!

Google Classroom

Please email info@shiviti.org if you wish to join the Google Classroom. Please do not join the Classroom out of curiosity as inactive members will be removed.

Rabbi Yonatan Halevy's official YouTube channel!

Subscribe for the newest audio and video coming out of Shiviti/Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim!

Sep 10 2020

1hr 17mins

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Rank #7: Aggadeta 17: Berachot 2a - Initial Reading of the Mishnah

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Aggadeta: Berachot 2a - Initial Reading of the Mishnah - Class 17

Class highlights: Mentioning the different editions of Talmud and En Yaakov which are available; understanding the style of study in Sepharadic Yeshivot; understanding the Mishnah so that we may build on it in future classes; why is it called "Rashi script"?; leaving off with questions as food for thought; and more! (9/3/2020)

The Shiviti Night Kollel has expanded with a brand-new Talmud Track! Join us as we delve into the non-Halachic segments of the Talmud, otherwise known as Aggadeta!

Google Classroom

Please email info@shiviti.org if you wish to join the Google Classroom. Please do not join the Classroom out of curiosity as inactive members will be removed.

Rabbi Yonatan Halevy's official YouTube channel!

Subscribe for the newest audio and video coming out of Shiviti/Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim!

Sep 03 2020

53mins

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Rank #8: Aggadeta 16: Rabbi Yechiel Yaakov Weinberg - The Two Great Streams of Judaism

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Aggadeta: Rabbi Yechiel Yaakov Weinberg - The Two Great Streams of Judaism - Class 16

Class highlights: Brief biographical sketch of Rabbi Yaakov Weinberg; a heart-wrenching letter; exploring a Talmudic passage from Bava Kama (60b); two different bodies of water; the ships of life sail freely in the wide and consistent waters of Halachah; the rocky and treacherous waters of the Aggadah; the correlation to two different types of souls found among those who study Torah; parables of a young wife and an elderly wife; it is impossible to force the ancient wisdom of Halachah on the young and energetic spirit of Aggadah; the need to be exposed to both sides of the same coin which is "Torat Yisrael"; and more! (8/27/2020)

The Shiviti Night Kollel has expanded with a brand-new Talmud Track! Join us as we delve into the non-Halachic segments of the Talmud, otherwise known as Aggadeta!

Google Classroom

Please email info@shiviti.org if you wish to join the Google Classroom. Please do not join the Classroom out of curiosity as inactive members will be removed.

Rabbi Yonatan Halevy's official YouTube channel!

Subscribe for the newest audio and video coming out of Shiviti/Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim!

Aug 27 2020

1hr

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Rank #9: Aggadeta 15: Rabbi Chaim David Halevy - Fusion of Halachah and Aggadah (Part 3)

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Class highlights: Reviewing the general attitude of our Chachamim towards Midrash and Aggadah; picking and choosing Midrashim; do we have the right to interpret the rationale behind the Mitzvot and therefore change Halachah in accordance with that interpretation?; the majority of the stories of Torah are Aggadah which are a means of enabling us to accept the Halachic side of Torah; a teacher has an obligation to teach the students the reason for everything they say; and more! (8/20/2020)

The Shiviti Night Kollel has expanded with a brand-new Talmud Track! Join us as we delve into the non-Halachic segments of the Talmud, otherwise known as Aggadeta!

Google Classroom

Please email info@shiviti.org if you wish to join the Google Classroom. Please do not join the Classroom out of curiosity as inactive members will be removed.

Rabbi Yonatan Halevy's official YouTube channel!

Subscribe for the newest audio and video coming out of Shiviti/Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim!

Aug 20 2020

58mins

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Rank #10: Aggadeta 14: Rabbi Chaim David Halevy - Fusion of Halachah and Aggadah (Part 2)

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Aggadeta: Rabbi Chaim David Halevy - Fusion of Halachah and Aggadah (Part 2) - Class 14

Class highlights: A unique story told by Professor Mirsky about Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak HaKohen Kook; the locked door between Halachah and Aggadah; two disciplines which are united in their roots but completely separate in their branches; the difference between Maran who lived in Israel and the Bach who did not; the goal in writing Mekor Chaim; softening the rigidity of Halachah with the gentleness of Aggadah; drawing inspiration from the Rambam's heartwarming style of writing; the broader definition of the discipline called "Aggadah"; drawing those who usually fear Halachah into it's loving embrace through the warmth of Aggadah; the true face of Jewish outreach organizations and their danger when they function as missionaries; repairing the world of Halachah which has been damaged by those who divorced it from its spiritual core; what really was the common denominator among Chachame Sepharad?; validate the genuine struggle Jews have had with Judaism instead of seducing them with insulting and childish gimmicks; more! (7/23/2020)

The Shiviti Night Kollel has expanded with a brand-new Talmud Track! Join us as we delve into the non-Halachic segments of the Talmud, otherwise known as Aggadeta!

Google Classroom

Please email info@shiviti.org if you wish to join the Google Classroom. Please do not join the Classroom out of curiosity as inactive members will be removed.

Rabbi Yonatan Halevy's official YouTube channel!

Subscribe for the newest audio and video coming out of Shiviti/Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim!

Jul 23 2020

50mins

Play