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New series from Rabbi Gordon:
Rabbi Gordon Live
Daily Chumash Daily Tanya Daily Rambam
This daily class, streamed live from Encino, California, studies the day’s section of the weekly Torah portion. The class is followed by the study of a brief section of Tanya, the foundational text of chassidic philosophy.

Daily Classes with Rabbi Gordon

Daily Classes with Rabbi Gordon

Daily Parshah, Tanya and Rambam Classes

About this Class
These classes teach the daily section of the weekly Torah portion. The lesson is taught using the original Hebrew text with the indispensable commentary of Rashi — both translated and elucidated so that anyone can follow along.
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Discussion (621)
February 27, 2013
in the last verse the comment was made that, when the l_rd passed by the cave that Moses was in ,,Moses saw the "back" of G-d....this is the knot of the tefillin
I knoe this not..what does this mean????
kent, ohio
February 26, 2013
moshe was a brillant torah scholar and kaballist.he knew that he and the people were essentially the same.destroy them is in essence destroying moshe. we all come from the same source and upon our death return to the same source, we are all one person from god via the master soul adam. do harm to another you areactually doing harm t yourself. help someone else you are actually helping yourself. get rid of your ego.hashem only .
irvine, ca
December 23, 2012
Goshen & Israel
Baruch Hashem and thank you for your teaching.

Why is the word Goshen written so many times in 46:28-29?

Is there a special meaning when the name "Israel" is used instead of Jacob and "Jacob" used instead of Israel? Va-Yehi verses 28 thru 31. First its Jacob then Israel
Tamra Mast
Houston, TX
November 23, 2012
Part II of my questions from Brooklyn, NY
Please may I have sources which I can flesh out with further study; however, the sources, for my sake, need to be extant in English translations. Thank you,
Brooklyn, New York
November 23, 2012
Posting a comment and Esav's head
Had to switch to the old Chabad version, in order to post a comment. Where is it on the newer version? In an earlier shiur, you said that Esav was a Jew. His head, luz bone, is in the Cave of Machpela. What about Techias ha Maisim, and the significance of head, the resting place of his head, and the Tanya perspective?
Brooklyn, New York
October 30, 2012
Both words are derived from the same source. Kadosh. Meaning set aside, designated. Something might be designated for "holiness (like Chevra Kadisha - the Holy Society in charge of burial) or something can be set apart for harlotry. The words harlot Kedesha) and the word for marriage (Kidushin) are of the same root.
Rabbi Yehoshua B Gordon
Encino, CA
October 28, 2012
Overall reaction to your work
Your chumash lectures are very much worth listening to since you have such a genuine and innocent sense of humor. Thank you.
Mr. Jose Luna
October 23, 2012
Definition of a word
You mentioned Kah-day-shah, as woman who is a harlot. How does this word differ from the word used to describe Chevra Kadesha, the burial society? Are these words related or totally different? Please clarifty.
Brooklyn, New York
October 18, 2012
Saw wonderful rainbows this week here in Finland, so delightful- Thank you for your inspiring speech.
Ome rainbow was nearly full had both sides, another was jhalf and there was a slight third one like a promise of more rainbows, it was there but only transparent and light halfway one.
October 16, 2012
Today's Lesson
Thank you Rabbi Gordon for the lesson. I watch when I can and enjoy it each time. I hope that the page that you were holding will be uploaded to the website so that I can get a good look at it.

Belton, TX/USA
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