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Rabbi Agishtein In The Wild

Rabbi Agishtein In The Wild

By Rabbi Shlomo Agishtein

A small sample of some of Rabbi Agishtein's Toraht classes from his time at the Stony Brook Hebrew Congregation and now as a fresh Oleh making his way in Israel.
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Building a Sukkah On Mars - A Hoshanah Rabbah Shiur @ Chatam
Building a Sukkah On Mars - A Hoshanah Rabbah Shiur @ Chatam
Sources: www.sefaria.org/sheets/438438
36:44
October 16, 2022
Mind Activated Devices On Shabbos. Mishmar @ Chatam Rehovot, Israel
Mind Activated Devices On Shabbos. Mishmar @ Chatam Rehovot, Israel
Poor sound quality.  Link to source sheet: www.sefaria.org/sheets/404905
57:53
May 12, 2022
NLP and Psak: Can machines create Torah? A talk given at Chatam, a wonderful Shul in Rechovot.
NLP and Psak: Can machines create Torah? A talk given at Chatam, a wonderful Shul in Rechovot.
NLP and Psak: Can machines create Torah? A talk given at Chatam, a wonderful Shul in Rechovot.
51:03
January 07, 2022
Parsha Class Balak - Who was Bilam?
Parsha Class Balak - Who was Bilam?
Parsha Class Balak - Who was Bilam?
57:46
June 25, 2021
Monday Night Beiyun - Shabbos Elevators
Monday Night Beiyun - Shabbos Elevators
Monday Night Beiyun - Shabbos Elevators
45:43
June 22, 2021
Parsha Class Chukas - The Test Of Water
Parsha Class Chukas - The Test Of Water
Parsha Class Chukas - The Test Of Water
53:14
June 20, 2021
Monday Night Beiyun - Opening Beer and Tuna Cans on Shabbos
Monday Night Beiyun - Opening Beer and Tuna Cans on Shabbos
Monday Night Beiyun - Opening Beer and Tuna Cans on Shabbos
44:31
June 15, 2021
Parsha Class - Shelach: The Devastating Consequences of Settling
Parsha Class - Shelach: The Devastating Consequences of Settling
Parsha Class - Shelach: The Devastating Consequences of Settling 
48:11
June 04, 2021
Monday Night Beiyun - Psik Reisha De 'Lo Nicha Lei Applications: Video Recording
Monday Night Beiyun - Psik Reisha De 'Lo Nicha Lei Applications: Video Recording
Monday Night Beiyun - Psik Reisha De 'Lo Nicha Lei Applications: Video Recording   
33:23
June 01, 2021
Parsha Class Bamidbar: More Than A Number - Torah in a Desert
Parsha Class Bamidbar: More Than A Number - Torah in a Desert
Parsha Class Bamidbar: More Than A Number - Torah in a Desert
47:50
May 14, 2021
Monday Night Beiyun: Psik Reisha Halacha Lem'asa Introduction
Monday Night Beiyun: Psik Reisha Halacha Lem'asa Introduction
Monday Night Beiyun: Psik Reisha Halacha Lem'asa Introduction
28:10
May 11, 2021
Parsha Class: Behar Bechukosai: Studying Torah
Parsha Class: Behar Bechukosai: Studying Torah
Parsha Class: Behar Bechukosai: Studying Torah
35:19
May 07, 2021
Monday Night Beiyun: The Aruch and The Ri: Intentionality defining action
Monday Night Beiyun: The Aruch and The Ri: Intentionality defining action
Monday Night Beiyun: The Aruch and The Ri: Intentionality defining action
47:21
May 04, 2021
Parsha Class Emor: Lag Ba'Omer: Rabbi Akiva's Darkness, Rabbi Shimon's Light
Parsha Class Emor: Lag Ba'Omer: Rabbi Akiva's Darkness, Rabbi Shimon's Light
Parsha Class Emor: Lag Ba'Omer: Rabbi Akiva's Darkness, Rabbi Shimon's Light
41:07
April 30, 2021
Making it to Sinai: A guest class by Rabbi David Merkin "Who Was Rav Hirsch"
Making it to Sinai: A guest class by Rabbi David Merkin "Who Was Rav Hirsch"
Making it to Sinai: A guest class by Rabbi David Merkin "Who Was Rav Hirsch"
01:03:50
April 28, 2021
Monday Night Beiyun: Ainu Miskaven and Psik Reisha De'Lo Nicha Lei - Lecture 2: The Debate
Monday Night Beiyun: Ainu Miskaven and Psik Reisha De'Lo Nicha Lei - Lecture 2: The Debate
Monday Night Beiyun: Ainu Miskaven and Psik Reisha De'Lo Nicha Lei - Lecture 2: The Debate
39:07
April 27, 2021
Parsha Class Acharei Mos - Kedoshim: The Twin Goats for Twin Paths - A conversation about coincidence
Parsha Class Acharei Mos - Kedoshim: The Twin Goats for Twin Paths - A conversation about coincidence
Parsha Class Acharei Mos - Kedoshim: The Twin Goats for Twin Paths - A conversation about coincidence 
54:10
April 23, 2021
Making It To Sinai Part 2: Pirkei Avos with Dr. Peryl Agishtein
Making It To Sinai Part 2: Pirkei Avos with Dr. Peryl Agishtein
A Sefira focused Pirkie Avos class using the commentary of Rav Hirsch
54:38
April 21, 2021
Making It To Sinai Part 1: Pirkei Avos with Dr. Peryl Agishtein
Making It To Sinai Part 1: Pirkei Avos with Dr. Peryl Agishtein
A Sefira focused Pirkie Avos class using the commentary of Rav Hirsch
59:44
April 21, 2021
Monday Night Beiyun: Shhh, Alexa is listening - Ainu Miskaven and Psik Reisha De'Lo Nicha Lei
Monday Night Beiyun: Shhh, Alexa is listening - Ainu Miskaven and Psik Reisha De'Lo Nicha Lei
Monday Night Beiyun: Shhh, Alexa is listening - Ainu Miskaven and Psik Reisha De'Lo Nicha Lei
44:38
April 20, 2021
Parsha Class: Tazria Meztora: The Social Dilemma
Parsha Class: Tazria Meztora: The Social Dilemma
Parsha Class: Tazria Meztora: The Social Dilemma 
27:57
April 16, 2021
Shabbos HaGadol Drasha: Faith vs Gratitude, the Rosh vs the Rambam
Shabbos HaGadol Drasha: Faith vs Gratitude, the Rosh vs the Rambam
Source Sheet www.sefaria.org/sheets/310078
45:20
March 24, 2021
Parsha Class - Vayikra: Rambam vs. Ramban, Two Approaches to the Material World
Parsha Class - Vayikra: Rambam vs. Ramban, Two Approaches to the Material World
Parsha Class - Vayikra: Rambam vs. Ramban, Two Approaches to the Material World
46:06
March 19, 2021
Monday Night Beiyun - Selling Another's Chametz: The Player and the Self-Destructive Believer
Monday Night Beiyun - Selling Another's Chametz: The Player and the Self-Destructive Believer
Monday Night Beiyun - Selling Another's Chametz: The Player and the Self-Destructive Believer  
37:01
March 16, 2021
Parsha Class Vayakhel-Pikudei: Shabbos and the Mishkan, A Reciprocity of Affection
Parsha Class Vayakhel-Pikudei: Shabbos and the Mishkan, A Reciprocity of Affection
Parsha Class Vayakhel-Pikudei: Shabbos and the Mishkan, A Reciprocity of Affection 
43:47
March 12, 2021
Monday Night Beiyun: Selling Another's Chametz Episode 1: The Shelmazel
Monday Night Beiyun: Selling Another's Chametz Episode 1: The Shelmazel
Monday Night Beiyun: Selling Another's Chametz Episode 1: The Shelmazel
36:11
March 07, 2021
Parsha Class - Ki Sisa: What Was The Golden Calf All About?
Parsha Class - Ki Sisa: What Was The Golden Calf All About?
Parsha Class - Ki Sisa: What Was The Eigel All About?
46:21
March 07, 2021
Dvar Torah - Terumah
Dvar Torah - Terumah
Dvar Torah - Terumah
20:26
February 21, 2021
Parsha Class - Terumah
Parsha Class - Terumah
Parsha Class - Terumah
52:21
February 19, 2021
Dvar Torah - Mishpatim: G-d Goes Gangland
Dvar Torah - Mishpatim: G-d Goes Gangland
Dvar Torah - Mishpatim: G-d Goes Gangland
16:49
February 14, 2021
Parsha Class - Mishpatim: Civil Law and Na'aseh V'Nishma
Parsha Class - Mishpatim: Civil Law and Na'aseh V'Nishma
Parsha Class - Mishpatim
41:20
February 12, 2021
Dvar Torah - Yisro: Who Was Yisro?
Dvar Torah - Yisro: Who Was Yisro?
Dvar Torah - Yisro: Who Was Yisro?
19:19
February 06, 2021
Parsha Class - Yisro: The Ten Commandments
Parsha Class - Yisro: The Ten Commandments
Parsha Class - Yisro: The Ten Commandments 
30:53
February 05, 2021
Beshalach - Motzei Shabbos Dvar Torah
Beshalach - Motzei Shabbos Dvar Torah
Beshalach - Motzei Shabbos Dvar Torah
14:58
January 31, 2021
Monday Night Beiyun - Schar Shabbos: Gemara, Rishonim and Beis Yosef Part 1
Monday Night Beiyun - Schar Shabbos: Gemara, Rishonim and Beis Yosef Part 1
Monday Night Beiyun - Schar Shabbos: Gemara, Rishonim and Beis Yosef Part 1
46:25
January 26, 2021
Parsha Class - Bo
Parsha Class - Bo
Parsha Class - Bo
49:55
January 22, 2021
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le'Akum 12
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le'Akum 12
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le'Akum 12 
28:58
January 19, 2021
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le'Akum 10
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le'Akum 10
We started the laws of employees and craftsmen
44:57
January 12, 2021
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le'Akum 11: Day Laborers and Craftsman
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le'Akum 11: Day Laborers and Craftsman
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le'Akum 11: Day Laborers and Craftsman
41:49
January 12, 2021
Parsha Class - Shemos
Parsha Class - Shemos
Rav Hirsh and the Hyksos, Kiddush, and Havdalah, etc
49:24
January 08, 2021
Monday Night Beiyun - Maros Ayin and Cheese Burgers
Monday Night Beiyun - Maros Ayin and Cheese Burgers
Monday Night Beiyun - Maros Ayin and Cheese Burgers
48:53
January 05, 2021
Talmud Initiative - Brachos 4b Geula to Tefilla
Talmud Initiative - Brachos 4b Geula to Tefilla
Talmud Initiative - Brachos 4b Geula to Tefilla
53:03
January 01, 2021
Parsha Class Vayigash
Parsha Class Vayigash
Parsha Class Vayigash 
39:31
December 25, 2020
Kitchen Disasters Episode 7: Crying Over Spilled Milk
Kitchen Disasters Episode 7: Crying Over Spilled Milk
A question with no easy answer. Source Sheet: www.sefaria.org/sheets/287360
40:22
December 23, 2020
Parsha Class - Chanukah - Vayeshev
Parsha Class - Chanukah - Vayeshev
Epicureanism, Atomism, and the struggle of Chanukah.  Yosef, the next Esav
51:44
December 11, 2020
Monday Night Beiyun - Bein Hashmashos Is a Piece of Meat
Monday Night Beiyun - Bein Hashmashos Is a Piece of Meat
Monday Night Beiyun - Bein Hashmashos Is a Piece of Meat
52:25
December 10, 2020
Parsha Class - Vayishlach
Parsha Class - Vayishlach
Relating to Esav and his descendants. The battle for survival.
49:32
December 05, 2020
Parsha Class - Vayetzei
Parsha Class - Vayetzei
Yaakov: the Forefather of the Exile
43:01
November 27, 2020
Parsha Class - Chayei Sarah
Parsha Class - Chayei Sarah
Parsha Class - Chayei Sarah
37:19
November 24, 2020
Parsha Class - Toldos
Parsha Class - Toldos
Parsha Class - Toldos
53:51
November 24, 2020
Monday Night Beiyun: Bein Hashmashos 2: Enter the Gaon
Monday Night Beiyun: Bein Hashmashos 2: Enter the Gaon
In this class we discuss the opinion of the Geonim and the Shulchan Aruch
41:50
November 24, 2020
Kitchen Disasters Episode 5 - Shmerel Makes a Coffee
Kitchen Disasters Episode 5 - Shmerel Makes a Coffee
A discussion of the laws of Kli RIshon, Shieni and Shlishi with regards to Basar Bechalav. Source Sheet can be found here: https://www.sefaria.org/sheets/276945?lang=bi
34:24
November 11, 2020
Parsha Class - Vayera
Parsha Class - Vayera
Parsha Class - Vayera
46:31
November 10, 2020
Monday Night Beiyun - Bein Hashmashos 1
Monday Night Beiyun - Bein Hashmashos 1
We look at the contradiction between the Gemaros in Pesachim and Shabbos and introduce Rabbenu Tam's resolution. 
51:43
November 10, 2020
Parsha Class - Lech Lecha
Parsha Class - Lech Lecha
Parsha Class - Lech Lecha
46:47
October 30, 2020
Monday Night Beiyun - Amirah Le'Akum 9 - Hinting and Training
Monday Night Beiyun - Amirah Le'Akum 9 - Hinting and Training
We discuss the laws of hinting to a non-Jew to do some melacha on Shabbos.
48:53
October 27, 2020
Talmud Initiative - Brachos 4a - 4b
Talmud Initiative - Brachos 4a - 4b
Talmud Initiative - Brachos 4a - 4b 
19:32
October 23, 2020
Parsha Class - Noach
Parsha Class - Noach
Parsha Class - Noach
38:25
October 23, 2020
Kitchen Disasters Episode 6 - Zundel Does a Mitzvah
Kitchen Disasters Episode 6 - Zundel Does a Mitzvah
In this class, we discuss the question of using the same dishwasher for meat and milk. Source sheet can be found here: www.sefaria.org/sheets/271388 
48:47
October 21, 2020
Talmud Initiative - Brachos 3b - 4a
Talmud Initiative - Brachos 3b - 4a
Talmud Initiative - Brachos 3b - 4a
29:16
October 20, 2020
Monday Night Beiyun - Amirah Le ' Akum 8 - End of the laws of Deriving Benefit.
Monday Night Beiyun - Amirah Le ' Akum 8 - End of the laws of Deriving Benefit.
Monday Night Beiyun - Amirah Le ' Akum 8 - End of the laws of Deriving Benefit. 
38:11
October 20, 2020
Monday Night Beiyun - Amirah Le'Akum 7
Monday Night Beiyun - Amirah Le'Akum 7
Monday Night Beiyun - Amirah Le'Akum 7. We complete Siman 276 with a discussion regarding newspapers on Shabbat
44:24
October 13, 2020
Parsha Class - Vezos HaBracha
Parsha Class - Vezos HaBracha
Parsha Class - Vezos HaBracha
50:60
October 09, 2020
Parsha Class - Nitzavim-Vayelech
Parsha Class - Nitzavim-Vayelech
Parsha Class - Nitzavim-Vayelech
37:05
September 18, 2020
Rosh Hashana that Falls on Shabbos
Rosh Hashana that Falls on Shabbos
Rosh Hashana that Falls on Shabbos
26:34
September 18, 2020
Mishnayos Brachos Chapter 2
Mishnayos Brachos Chapter 2
Mishnayos Leilu Nishmas Dina Leah Bas Menachem Mendel
11:43
September 08, 2020
Talmud Initiative - Brachos 3a Part 2 - 3b Part 1
Talmud Initiative - Brachos 3a Part 2 - 3b Part 1
Talmud Initiative - Brachos 3a Part 2 - 3b Part 1
31:56
September 08, 2020
Talmud Initiative: Brachos 3a part 1
Talmud Initiative: Brachos 3a part 1
Talmud Initiative: Brachos 3a part 1 
13:55
August 30, 2020
Parsha Class - Parshas Ki Tzeitei
Parsha Class - Parshas Ki Tzeitei
Parsha Class - Parshas Ki Tzeitei
43:47
August 30, 2020
Mishnayos Brachos Chapter 1
Mishnayos Brachos Chapter 1
Mishyanos Leiluy Nishmas Dina Leah bas Menachem Mendal
22:44
August 30, 2020
Kitchen Disasters: Episode 4 "Coffee at a Restaurant"
Kitchen Disasters: Episode 4 "Coffee at a Restaurant"
Kitchen Disasters: Episode 4 "Coffee at a Restaurant"  
33:56
August 26, 2020
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le'akum 6
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le'akum 6
We begin sif 3 with a discussion of the laws of muktza and psik risha
54:37
August 25, 2020
Parsha Class: Shoftim
Parsha Class: Shoftim
Parsha Class: Shoftim
52:53
August 21, 2020
Talmud Initiative: Brachos 2b part 2
Talmud Initiative: Brachos 2b part 2
In this class we cover the Gemara until the bottom of 2b
28:59
August 20, 2020
Kitchen Disasters Episode 3: Feeding the Masses
Kitchen Disasters Episode 3: Feeding the Masses
Here we cover the principle of Nat Bar Nat. We start with the Talmudic sources and end with its practical implications.
58:03
August 19, 2020
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le'akum 5
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le'akum 5
Here we complete Siman 276:2. We discuss the Bad Haitur and some interesting consequences of his opinion.
42:10
August 18, 2020
Talmud Initiative: Brachos 2a-b part 3-1
Talmud Initiative: Brachos 2a-b part 3-1
Here we finish 2a and continue on 2b 
31:51
August 18, 2020
Talmud Initiative: Brachos 2a Part 2
Talmud Initiative: Brachos 2a Part 2
We conclude Tosfos, and discuss the possible regulations to the debate between Tosfos and Rashi. We then started the first section of the Gemara until the first two dots.
21:14
August 07, 2020
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le"akum 4
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le"akum 4
In this class we finish sif alef, resolve the contradiction between 276:1 and 252:4; and begin sif beis with a discussion of the leniency of the Baal Haitur with regards to tzorech mitzvah 
46:56
August 04, 2020
Mishanyos Eruvin Chapter 10
Mishanyos Eruvin Chapter 10
Mishnayos Eruvin Chapter 10 
18:47
August 03, 2020
Mishnayos Eruvin Chapter 9
Mishnayos Eruvin Chapter 9
Mishnayos Eruvin Chapter 9
04:51
August 03, 2020
Mishnayos Eruvin Chapter 8
Mishnayos Eruvin Chapter 8
Mishnayos Eruvin Chapter 8
14:22
August 03, 2020
Talmud Initiative: Brachos 2a: Part 1
Talmud Initiative: Brachos 2a: Part 1
Intro to Brachos. Mishna, and Rashi vs Tosfos on which Shema rules part 1
32:20
August 02, 2020
Parsha Class - Va'Eschanan
Parsha Class - Va'Eschanan
Parsha Class - Va'Eschanan
39:31
August 02, 2020
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le'Akum 3
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira Le'Akum 3
In this class we covered the first sif in Shulchan Aruch, Aruch Chaim 276. 
43:38
July 28, 2020
Eruvin Chapter 7
Eruvin Chapter 7
Eruvin Chapter 7
13:05
July 28, 2020
Beauty and the Bible: Dr. Peryl Agishtein
Beauty and the Bible: Dr. Peryl Agishtein
The Torah perspective on beauty and aesthetics: a class by Dr. Peryl Agishtein
01:05:15
July 24, 2020
Parsha Class - Parshas Devarim
Parsha Class - Parshas Devarim
Parsha Class - Parshas Devarim 
54:10
July 24, 2020
Eruvin Chapter 6
Eruvin Chapter 6
Eruvin Chapter 6
18:18
July 23, 2020
Eruvin Chapter 5
Eruvin Chapter 5
Eruvin Chapter 5
20:06
July 22, 2020
Kitchen Disasters - Episode 2 "Saving Betsy"
Kitchen Disasters - Episode 2 "Saving Betsy"
In this episode we cover the concept of Chanan, and the laws of Dakar tzli (roasted food) with two additional anacdotes.
32:52
July 22, 2020
Parsha Class - Parshas Mattos -Ma'asei
Parsha Class - Parshas Mattos -Ma'asei
Parsha Class - Parshas Mattos -Ma'asei
41:01
July 17, 2020
Eruvin Chapter 4
Eruvin Chapter 4
Eruvin Chapter 4
18:48
July 15, 2020
Kitchen Disasters - Episode 1 "Taco Trouble"
Kitchen Disasters - Episode 1 "Taco Trouble"
A discussion of the laws of davar charif and dechuka desakina
45:29
July 15, 2020
Parsha Class - Parshas Pinchas
Parsha Class - Parshas Pinchas
Parsha Class - Parshas Pinchas
51:57
July 14, 2020
Monday Night Beiyun - Amirah LeAcum 2
Monday Night Beiyun - Amirah LeAcum 2
Monday Night Beiyun - Amirah LeAcum 2 We talked about the reasoning behind the prohibition of benefiting from work done on your behalf on Shabbos, and why the standard laws of proxy do not suffice.
48:30
July 14, 2020
Eruvin Chapter 3
Eruvin Chapter 3
Eruvin Chapter 3
34:16
July 14, 2020
Eruvin Chapter 2
Eruvin Chapter 2
Eruvin Chapter 2
19:39
July 08, 2020
Parsha Class - Chukas Balak
Parsha Class - Chukas Balak
Parsha Class - Chukas Balak
50:40
July 03, 2020
Mishnayos Eruvin Chapter 1
Mishnayos Eruvin Chapter 1
Eruvin Chapter 1
25:46
June 30, 2020
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira LeAcum 1
Monday Night Beiyun - Amira LeAcum 1
Here we review the Talmud discussion on Shabbos 122 a-b and we begin the Tur and Beis Yosef
51:11
June 30, 2020
Monday Night Beiyun - Masseh Shabbos 1
Monday Night Beiyun - Masseh Shabbos 1
SBHC Beiyun - Masseh Shabbos 1
01:01:06
June 28, 2020