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About tasteofyeshiva

RABBI YAIR FRIEDMAN teaches in Baltimore, and is the president of Visionary Reading. He was a Rebbi at The Torah School of Greater Washington, and a founding member of the Greater Washington Community Kollel he is the director of Yeshiva L' Baalei Batim and the owner of Camp Gevaldig LLC.

Parashas Ki Savo

Download Ki Savo PDF What is the Purpose of Life? Taste of Talmud and Halacha Rav says: G-d’s name must be included in a blessing in order for the blessing to be efficacious, Rabbi Yochanan says that you also have … Continue reading

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Chol Hamoed April 13, 2017 @Six Flags

To buy your tickets on line, Click here or on the credit card emblem below.    Please write the name of the person who will pick them up in the line that says camper name and please write the number … Continue reading

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A fascinating tale

Click here to see the original post from  Ohr Somayach Institutions http://www.ohr.edu I hope you enjoy this excellent and fascinating tale connected to Parashas Vayishlach! In Parshas Vayishlach, after Yaakov Avinu’s epic battle with Eisav’s guardian angel[1], where he got … Continue reading

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Solicitation for Camp Gevaldig 5776

Dear families and friends of Camp Gevaldig, One of the ways to merit a good judgement during the Yomim Nora’aim is by becoming active in communal activities.  Last year, your support made it possible for over 150 Jewish children to … Continue reading

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Concert/ Melava-Malka on Dec. 13, 2014

Please Join Us at our Benefit Concert For The Camp Gevaldig Scholarship Fund On December 13 at SEHC at 8:15…

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Sha’vu’ose: Zman Matan Torasainu: It is all up to you!

Is the fact that the Torah was given on Shavuos a secret?  If not, then why does the Torah neglect to tell us this important aspect of the Yom Tov of Shavuose?  Could it be that we are being taught … Continue reading

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Sefiras Haomer for A Bar Mitzvah Bachur

A Dvar Torah from Rav Shlomo Aviner, Yeshivat Ateret Yerushalayim http://www.ravaviner.com/ Q: If a boy becomes a bar mitzvah during the period of Sefirat Ha-Omer, should he continue to count Sefirat Ha-Omer with a blessing after his bar mitzvah? A: … Continue reading

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Pesach 5774: A Live Chat with G-d?

Click here to download a Printer Friendly Version Click here for two divrei Torah on the Haggadah from the Chofetz ChaimImagine Moshe Rabbeinu coming to his fellow Bnei Yisroel and trying to explain to them what he experienced at the burning bush? … Continue reading

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Commentary on the Haggadah based on the writings of the Chofetz Chaim Zt”l: 5773

“Tzai Ulimad” (Go out and learn) The Hagadah is telling us that we should go out and learn about Galus. The Chofetz Chaim asks a few questions about Galus: What can we learn from the way the Avos went to … Continue reading

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Purim 5774: 14 Adar 5774/ March 16, 2014

Why is Purim celebrated on two different days?  Why is there a day called Shushan Purim?  The Megillah tells of how the people of Shushan extended their battle one day longer than any other area in the kingdom.  We can … Continue reading

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