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Now available: Audio files on Purim

Harav Yaakov Medan Kriat Megilla Purim 5772

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein - Sippur HaMegilla - Sicha in Hebrew - 42 minutes

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein - La'asot Kirtzon Ish VaIsh - Sicha in Hebrew - 1 hour 10 min [missing first min]

HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein - Sicha given on Ta'anit Ester 5757 - 1 hour 40 minutes

 

The Haftara of Shabbat Zakhor  by HaRav Mosheh Lichtenstein

Shushan Purim, Why? Who? Where? by Rav David Brofsky

The Structure of the Book of Esther by Rav Dr. Yonatan Grossman

 

Purim Archives  

Halakha  
HaRav Yehuda Amital Reading the Megilla Before Sundown
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein The Need for a Quorum of Ten for Megilla Reading
Rav Shlomo Brin Sending Shemitta Fruits as Mishloach Manot
Rav David Brofsky Women’s Obligation in Megilla Reading
Rav David Brofsky The Laws of Remembering Amalek
Rav David Brofsky Ta'anit Esther
Rav Mordechai Friedman A Selection of the More Practical Laws of Purim
HaRav Baruch Gigi "And By Night I Have No Rest" Reading the Megilla at Night
Rav Yair Kahn Adar Alef and the Holiday of Purim
Rav Elyakim Krumbein The Mitzva of Megilla - To Read, Not to Write
Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon A Concise Guide to the Laws of Purim Meshulash
Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon Purim Pranks
Rav Doniel Schreiber Purim as Divrei Kabbala
Rav Binyamin Tabory Halakhic Issues Raised by the Leap Year
Rav Binyamin Tabory The Reading of the Megilla during the Day and at Night
Rav Moshe Taragin The Relationship between the Two Days of Purim
Rav Moshe Taragin The Unique Status of Ta'anit Esther
Rav Moshe Taragin How Many Purims: The Question of Early Megilla Reading
Rav Moshe Taragin The Mitzva of Mishloach Manot
Rav Moshe Taragin Adar I and Purim Katan
Rav Moshe Taragin The Two Readings of the Megilla
   
Machshava  
HaRav Yehuda Amital Purim and the Sin of Amalek
HaRav Yehuda Amital Preparation and Spontaneity
HaRav Yehuda Amital Purim in the Teachings of the Maharal
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein "The Meaning of Ta’anit Esther"
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein The Dispute Between Mordekha and the Sanhedrin
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein Learning from Esther
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein Purim -A Day of Community
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein Who Was Mordekhai?
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein Esther's Moral Development - And Ours
HaRav Aharon Lichtenstein The Sin at the Root of the Purim Story
Rav Ezra Bick Purim - A Holiday in Disguise
Rav Yitzchak Blau The Wildness of Purim
Rav Yitzchak Blau Accusing Achashverosh
Rav Eliyahu Blumenzweig The Joy of Adar
Rav Itamar Eldar Purim in Chassidic Thought: "Until He Doesn't Know"
Rav Yonatan Grossman "Mordekhai Did Not Bow"
Rav Mosheh Lichtenstein Purim: Holiday of Covenant and Salvation
Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon  God's War With Amalek - Through Yosef, Yehoshua and Mordekhai
Rav Yehuda Shaviv The "Menucha" (Resting) of Purim
Rav Elchanan Samet The Mitzva to Destroy Amalek and Our Moral Qualms
Rav Moshe Taragin Language, Letters and Liberty
   
Megillat Esther  
Rav Yoel Bin-Nun The Upside-Down World of Megillat Esther
Rav Yoel Bin-Nun The Exchange of Letters at the End of Megillat Esther
Rav Yitzchak Etshalom Where is God in the Megilla
Rav Yonatan Grossman Did Achashverosh Know of Haman's Decree?
Rav Yonatan Grossman The Hidden Background of Megillat Esther
Rav Yonatan Grossman Feasting and Fasting in Megillat Esther
Rav Yonatan Grossman & Rav Yehoshua Reiss Insights into Megillat Esther
Rav Menachem Liebtag Megillat Ester, Its 'Hidden' Message
Rav Asher Meir Mordekhai, the Jew of Shushan
Rav David Nativ The Historical Framework of Megillat Esther
Rav Avraham Shama Why Did Esther Hide Her Identity?
Rav Moshe Taragin Is Megillat Esther Patterned After a Sefer Torah

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