Thursday, November 7, 2019

Lectures and Essays -Parashat Lech Lecha

Parashat Lech Lecha  Lectures and Essays 


New Shiur:

The Great Pretender




Last 2 minutes of the Shiur:



YouTube Meaning and Purpose

YouTube Leaving Terach

YouTube - Avraham’s Apple

YouTube - On a Mission from God

5 - minute audio

Meaning and Purpose

Leaving Terach



Planting Seeds

At Least Ten Tests

Saying Goodbye to Terach

The House of Avraham

Video full lecture The House of Avraham (Making Souls #2)

Avraham's Apple


A Mission from God

Making Souls

חיי אברהם

The Blessings in Avraham's life

The Chronology of events in Avraham's life

Unraveling the Travels of Avraham

Lech-Lecha: Making of a Gadol 

Follow the Money

Deconstructing and Reconstructing Abraham

Love and Fear

The Development of Avraham

The Enlightenment of Avraham

Avraham -From the Universal to the Particular




On a Mission from God



Deconstructing and Reconstructing Abraham

Love and Fear

The Universal and the Particular

Four Against Five

Acts of the Fathers

Abraham's Discovery

Silence, Speech - and Silence





One of the most brilliant people who ever lived was Avraham. He had the ability to see something which had eluded the entire world. However, even genius needs inspiration. The famous story is told of Sir Isaac Newton – who was inspired by an apple.

While the apocryphal version of the story has Newton struck in the head – when Sir Isaac told the story to his biographer – there was in fact, an apple in the story:


“After dinner, the weather being warm, we went into the garden and drank thea, under the shade of some apple trees…he told me, he was just in the same situation, as when formerly, the notion of gravitation came into his mind. It was occasion’d by the fall of an apple, as he sat in contemplative mood. Why should that apple always descend perpendicularly to the ground, thought he to himself…”



So my question is – what was Avraham’s apple? For the answer – 

(Video) Avraham’s Apple



(Audio) - Avraham’s Apple



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