Harav Yaakov Kamenetzky: his life and teachings.

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The Life and Times of HaGaon Rabbi Yaakov Kamenetsky In his 95 years, the gaon Rabbi Yaakov Kamenetsky combined many lives.

He was a product of Slabodka and one of the closest disciples of its legendary "Alter," the master molder of great people. He was a confident and advisor or leaders many years his senior. Twelve years are not a long period in which to make one’s mark in the world.

In the beginning of this biography, Jonathan Rosenblum points out that Rabbi Dessler’s public life stretched over no more than twelve years – fromwhen he came to Gateshead to found its Kollel, to his petira (passing) in in Bnei Brak, when he had moved to become the Mashgiach of Ponovezh Yeshiva.

6 Adar Yahrtzeits. HaRav Shmuel ben Natronai, Hy”d, one of the Baalei Tosefot, was tortured and martyred ( / ). HaRav Aryeh Leib, zt”l, author of Panim Chadashot ( / ). HaRav Yitzchak Auerbach, zt"l, Rav of Luntchitz and author of Divrei Chaim ( / ) [Adar II]. Harav Yitzchak was the son of Harav Chaim, Rav of Luntchitz and mechaber of Divrei Mishpat on Orach.

Torah, Mussar, Chassidus, Stories, and More. - בּ"ה HaRav Yaakov Kamenetzky zt”l notes this, It would say “Look at the difference between us.

Certainly, he was brought on the holy Altar, but he lost his life in the process, while I, on the other hand, am alive and well!”. I am part of a chabura learning hilchos Shabbos using Mishna Brurah. The maggid shiur is Rabbi Yosef Meir Kantor, shlita, a talmid of haRav haGaon Rabbi Yaakov Kamenetzky.

Rabbi Kantor often quotes and makes references to the Shulchan Aruch haRav. So, the Shulchan Aruch haRav is more often learned than we might think. Rabbi Yaakov Kamenetzky, Rosh Yeshiva of Torah Vodaath, had an affinity for Rabbi Kahane and expressed this fondness on a number of occasions.

Rabbi Yosef Chaim Klein, Menahel (principal) of the Mirrer Mesivta for over forty years, would contact Rabbi Kahane regularly requesting the presence of the JDL to protect the Yeshiva students from attack. HaRav Yaakov Kamenetzky zt'l expounds upon the concept of shmiras ha'lashon being the elixir of life, and by inference, that lashon ha'ra is the root of death and evil.

If we look throughout the history of Klal Yisroel, we can see that much of the suffering that Klal Yisroel endured was brought about through the aveirah of lashon ha'ra. Ha-Rav Kamenetzky said that the Chafetz Chaim did not put them on until the age of 90, and if he reaches the age of 90 – he'll put them on as well.

And that is exactly what he did on his 90 th birthday. In the book "Rebbe Yaakov", pp. This Sforno seems to imply that if a bechor were not to be redeemed, he would remain at the level of kedusha of a Kohen for the rest of his life.

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Based on this Sforno, HaRav Yaakov Kamenetzky zt’l asks a question on the minhag Yisroel of celebrating with a seudah at a pidyon ha’ben. Rabbi Yaakov Yosef, Rosh Yeshiva of Hazon Ya’akov and son of Sephardic Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, described Rabbi Kahane as one who fulfilled his role faithfully.

He declared that “we must. His son was Harav Avraham Binyamin, father of Harav Chaim Yaakov Naftali Silberberg, zt”l, a famous Rav in pre-war Warsaw; his son-in-law was Harav Yisrael Yaakov Halevi, zt”l, Rav in Plonsk.

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Rav Moshe Yehuda Leib was niftar on 3 Shevat, /, and was buried in Yerushalayim. Rabbi Israel Meir HaCohen Kagan is commonly known as the “Chafetz Chaim,” the name of his famous work on guarding one’s tongue.

Born in Zhetel, Poland on February 6,he was taught untill age 10 by his parents and then moved to Vilna to further his Jewish studies. Refusing the. In 9 Minutes, Rabbi Wein brings down R’ Yaakov Emden, the Chida, and R’ Elazar Falakish.

It starts with R’ Moses DeLeon publishing the book in the ’s (not ) claiming that it was written by R’ Shimon bar a Sephardic Jew published it, it makes sense why most Ashkenazim didn’t adhere to the Zohar as they simply didn’t have the book.

Among his students there were Rav Yaakov Kamenetzky and Rav Aharon Kotler. In he moved to the Shaarei He then moved to the Volozhin Yeshiva, but there too, his pursuit of unconventional literature stirred anger and objection.

and has published a book. Special Note Two: HaRav Yaakov Kamenetzky, Z’tl, (whose Yahrzeit is this Wednesday, 29 Adar) provides a great question and a remarkable insight on last week’s Parsha. The Torah goes to great lengths to describe the Mishkan and its Keilim--both the instructions to.

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Shiur HaRav Soloveichik on Chanukah (Shiur date: 12/10/74) The Rambam begins Hilchos Chanukah by telling the story of the Macabbes victory over their Greek oppressors and the Hellenizers among them, and how they entered the temple sanctuary (Heichal) and found a single undisturbed jar of undefiled oil that burned for 8 days.

HaRav Yaakov Kamenetzky zt"l asks a question on this Rashi. night meal will hopefully further serve to transport the family participants to the singing of the Levites and the teachings of the priests in the Holy Temple. G-d's appearances parallel the images of David - the shepherd and warrior defending his people, whose life amongst the.

15 Mishnah Berurah 16 Harav S.Y. Elyashiv (quoted in V'zos Ha'bracha pg. This is the reason why guests at a wedding may join together for a Zimun even when there are not ten people at their table.

See also Sova Semachos pg. 17 Biur Halacha 18 Harav S.Z. Auerbach and Harav C.P. Scheinberg (V'zos Ha'bracha ibid). HaRav Yaakov Kamenetzky zt’l points out that the day Yovel was attached to was Yom Kippur.

On Yom Kippur of a Yovel year, the three extra brachos that are recited on Rosh HaShanah (Malchiyos, Zichronos and Shofros) are added into Mussaf.

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Today’s Learning: Uktzin Begin the new Mishnah cycle on Monday Orach Chaim Daf Yomi: Yoma 5 Yerushalmi Rosh Hashanah R’ Samson Raphael Hirsch z”l introduces the Book of Shmot as follows: “With this second book, the history of the Jews as a nation starts.

We are led out of the history of the individuals and families into that of the Nation by a list of those men [i.e.

Whether it was HaRav Shmuel Birnbaum, shlit"a, the Mirrer Rosh Yeshiva, who was HaRav Drillman's roommate and chavrusah in Yeshivas Ohel Torah in Baranovich (Reb Elchonon's yeshiva), or the doctor who was an unaffiliated "child of the 60's" before HaRav Drillman took him under his wing (he is now a shomer Torah u'Mitzvos whose children learn in.

HaRav Yaakov Kamenetzky zt’l offers an explanation on why there were times when Bnei Yisroel were allowed to keep the spoils for themselves, and when they were obligated to donate them to the mishkan. Through all the wars that Bnei Yisroel fought, there was clear hashgacha pratis in their victories.

Titus describes his torments there to his nephew. Onkelos then conjures up two other dead sinners: one is the evil Balaam, who lived many centuries earlier, and the last is a nameless Jewish sinner who had mocked the teachings of the sages.

Both are suffering torments in the Afterlife, with the last sinner being boiled in feces. When Rabbi Yaakov Kamenetzky spoke at the unveiling of the matzeivah (monument) at the gravesite of the Satmar Rav, one week after his passing, he commented on the special gift G-d had bequeathed on our generation through the presence of the Satmar Rav for over nine decades.

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Excerpt from the article “Getting Ready for Shabbos Early” by Rabbi Baruch Leff, featured in the Yated 11/4/ The Pnei Menachem quoted his father, the Imrei Emes, who said that getting ready for Shabbos early is a special merit and segulah to help children who have gone off the derech return to Torah.

By adding more kedushah of Shabbos to the home, one increases holiness and purity to. Special Note One: Today is the th yahrtzeit of the Sefas Emes, Rebbe Yehuda Aryeh Leib Alter, Z’tl.

In the Sefas Emes Al HaTorah (Parashas Bo, ), the Sefas Emes writes that the stories of Yetzias Mitzrayim actually have the ability to remove yissurin which could come at the time of our future Geulah. It may be that what we are experiencing these very days are those yissurin.

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