Monthly Archives: December 2016

Pahad Yitzhak on Hanukah – Listening To God’s Silence

Yishayahu ¬†(54:1) said: ‘Greater are sons of the desolate one…’ upon which the Sages expanded: more righteous ones arose for me in a time of destruction than in a time when the Temple stood. Rav Hutner in his classic work … Continue reading

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Kibbud Av V’Em – On The Mitzvah and Difficulties of Honouring Parents

For the second half of the Fall Semester at NYU in our gemara class, we decided to study the¬†sugyot of Kibbud Av V’Eim (honouring parents). Kibbud Av V’Em is one of the most taken for granted of all halachic topics … Continue reading

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