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Devarim Audio Classes

Torah Gems - Parshah Devarim
Experience the gems of the Parshah with the classic commentaries, and a kabbalistic twist.
Chumash and Rashi: Devarim
Parshah with Rabbi Gordon
These classes teach the day’s 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.
Parshah Insight: Devarim
A five minute weekly Torah insight based on the wellsprings of Torah and Chassidut.
The Philosophy of The Bible - Devarim
Examining the weekly Torah reading through the lens of contemporary commentary, showing how topical and relevant the parshas’ ideas really are. Both mystical and pragmatic, this lesson will elevate your spirit and refine your view of the world around you.
Living With The Times - Devarim
The five books of Torah are the blueprint for creation. Each Torah portion presents one dimension of the vast eternal plan. The Lubavitcher Rebbe, of righteous memory, in his talks revealed the theme of each portion. Presented here is a class on one of these talks.
Basic Parshah - Devarim
An overview of the weekly Parshah, through the eyes of the many commentators, enriching your understanding of how our great history unfolded.
Devarim: The Torah In Seventy Languages
The Midrash tells us that Moses taught the Torah in Seventy languages, the seventy primary languages of the world. The Talmud relates that when King Talmi asked the sages to translate the Torah into Greek it was deemed a tragedy. What is the tragedy Moses translated it?
Parshah Thought: Devarim
A five minute weekly Torah thought based on the teachings of Chassidut.
The Chassidic Dimension: Devarim & Shabbat Chazon
An in depth presentation of Chassidic teachings on the weekly Parshah.
An advanced presentation of Chassidic teachings on the Parshah.
Parshah Class: Devarim
Get a detailed overview of the weekly Torah portion sewn together with keen insights and timely life messages.
Visualize, Realize
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Visualize, Realize
Trilogy of Tribulations - Part III
In the third haftorah of the “Trilogy of Tribulations,” we learn how Isaiah’s prophecy contains a hidden lesson about our power to visualize and manifest our greatest hopes and dreams.
How to Give Rebuke
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How to Give Rebuke
A Taste of Text—Devarim
No one is immune to feeling hurt when being admonished. Moses teaches us how to rebuke carefully and sensitively.
Parsha Gems: Devarim
Study some of the highlights of the weekly Torah portion with insights from various commentaries.
Translating the Torah
In the fortieth year, on the first day of the month of Shevat, Moses began translating the Torah into the various languages of his time. What is the significance of Moses' translation? Is translating the Torah always a good thing, or can it also have negative repercussions? (Based on Likkutei Sichos vol. 36, p. 38.)
Men of Understanding, Who Can Find?
Parsha Devarim
When appointing judges over the people of Israel, Moses confesses that the one quality he did not find in any of them was 'understanding'. But elsewhere the Torah relates that 'men of understanding' helped fashion the Sanctuary and its vessels? In resolving the contradiction, this class analyzes the nature of understanding and offers new insight into the remedy for our current exile. (Likutei Sichos vol. 34, Devorim, sichah 2)
Why Are the Jews Compared to Stars?
Studying Rashi: Parshat Devarim
“The Lord, your G-d has multiplied you, and you are today as numerous as the stars in the sky.” (Deuteronomy 1:10) Were there really as many Jews on that day as stars in the sky? Is this an exaggeration or perhaps a metaphor? Rashi explains why the Jews are compared to the celestial bodies.
Parshah Insights: Devarim
Torah Interpretations of the Rebbe
Parshah Mnemonics: Devarim
Decoding the hidden messages
The parshah of Devarim contains 105 verses, and the mnemonic for it is the name Malkiya. Explore the coded message in this Masoretic note and its connection to the general themes of the Parshah.
Translating the Torah
Practical Parshah - Devarim
Moses translated the Torah into the languages of his day. What are the rules, and the risks, of translating Torah into other languages?
How Moses Gives Blessings
Moses’ blessings were limited and G-d’s are limitless. Why would Moses bother blessing us?
Neutralize the Enemy
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Neutralize the Enemy
Exploring Rashi’s commentary on the tribe of Gad fighting on the frontlines
Rashi illustrates how Moses’ strategy to send the tribes of Gad and Reuven to lead the charge in the conquest of Israel teaches how to effectively overcome your enemies.
Don’t Limit G-d’s Blessings
Audio | 46:15
Don’t Limit G-d’s Blessings
Exploring Rashi’s commentary on Moses’ blessing to multiply a thousand-fold
When Moshe blesses the Jews to increase in number, it sounds like he intends to short-change them on G-d’s blessing. A lesson in balancing G-d’s infinite blessings with our reality.
Sedentary Living
Audio | 41:10
Sedentary Living
Exploring Rashi’s commentary on when it was time to leave Sinai
Moshe recounts the moment when the Jews had to continue their journey, away from Mt Sinai. Rashi explains how this anecdote carries important life lessons.
Soft Reproach
Audio | 44:25
Soft Reproach
Exploring Rashi’s commentary on Moses rebuking the people
Rashi shows how Moshe cushioned the rebuke he gave the Jewish people. Learning Likutei Sichos vol. 14, Devarim (sicha 1)
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