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Yehoshua B. Gordon

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Rabbi Yehoshua Gordon directed Chabad of the Valley in Tarzana, CA, until his passing in 2016.
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Chumash and Rashi
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.
Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah
Rabbi Gordon studies one chapter a day from Maimonides’ classic legal work of Mishneh Torah. The original Hebrew text is read and then translated and clearly explained in English.
Daily Parshah, Tanya and Rambam Classes
Study the daily Chumash with Rashi, Tanya and Rambam with master teacher Rabbi Yehoshua B. Gordon.
Life Lessons From the Parshah - Behar
The Torah portion of Behar begins with the mitzvah of Shemitah, the Sabbatical year: And the L-rd spoke to Moses on Mount Sinai, saying, speak to the children of Israel and you shall say to them: When you come to the land that I am giving you, the land sh...
Life Lessons From the Parshah - Acharei Mot
It makes sense that the goat offered to G-d should be the best and the nicest, but why does the scapegoat need to be perfect?
Life Lessons From the Parshah - Metzora
The theme of this week’s Torah portion, Metzora, revolves around tzaraat – biblical leprosy. It’s important to distinguish between biblical leprosy (which no longer occurs) and the modern disease we know as leprosy or Hansen’s disease. While relatively ra...
Life Lessons From the Parshah - Shemini
The word shemini, which is the title of this week’s parshah, translates as “eighth” in Hebrew. Towards the end of last week’s parshah, Tzav, we read about the Seven Days of Consecration. These seven days commenced on the 23rd of Adar in the year 2449, alm...
Life Lessons From the Parshah - Tzav
The Torah portion of Tzav opens with G‑d’s instruction to Moses to command the people regarding the sacrifices. The Torah typically introduces a mitzvah using one of three terms: daber – “speak,” emor – “say,” or tzav – “command.” Among these, tzav is the...
Life Lessons From the Parshah - Vayikra
Vayikra, the first parshah in Leviticus, opens with the laws of the sacrifices—specifically animal sacrifices—that were offered in the Tabernacle and later the Holy Temples in Jerusalem. In general, the sacrifices are categorized into four types: the Burn...
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