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Rabbi Uri Pilichowski grew up in Fair Lawn, New Jersey then moved to Israel and studied in Mevaseret Zion for eight years, earning a Bachelor of Talmudic Law and Rabbinic Ordination. While living in Israel, Rabbi Pilichowski taught and mentored gap year students.
Rabbi Pilichowski then moved to Beverly Hills, CA to become the Assistant Rabbi of the famed Beth Jacob Congregation. Rabbi Pilichowski was then blessed to spend three years in Boca Raton, Florida where he was the Rosh Beit Midrash and Gap Year advisor. Rabbi Pilichowski also served as one of the Rabbis at The Boca Raton Synagogue.
An Israeli citizen and former member of the Israel Civil Defense, Rabbi Pilichowski prided himself with his involvement with the Pro-Israel community in America. He created the first teen pro-Israel political group in the country that taught students to advocate in Congress for a stronger US-Israel relationship. His students gained a national reputation that has even reached the White House. Rabbi Pilichowski continues to teach his students from Israel online.
In July 2014, in the midst of Operation Protective Edge, Rabbi Pilichowski moved his family to Mitzpe Yericho, Israel. Rabbi Pilichowski founded and directed “Crossing the Line,” where American students studying in Israel are taken to Judea and Samaria and shown that Israelis have every right to live and govern Judea and Samaria and treat Palestinian Arabs fairly and with all human rights.
Gemara Standards 25 Textual Skills #8 Rishonim on the RifThis video describes the Rishonim on the Rif
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Gemara Standards 24 Textual Skills #7 Rambam & Mishna TorahThis video describes the Rambam, his Mishna Torah and how to navigate his work.
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Gemara Standards 23 Textual Skills #6 The RifThis video describes the Rif, his commentary and how to navigate his commentary.
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Gemara Standards 22 Textual Skills #5 The RoshThis video describes the Rosh, his commentary and how to navigate his commentary.
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Gemara Standards 21 Textual Skills #4 Tosfos’s CommentaryThis video describes Tosfosi’s commentary, his commentary and how to navigate his commentary.
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Gemara Standards 20 Textual Skills #3 Rashi’s CommentaryThis video describes Rashi’s commentary, his commentary and how to navigate his commentary.
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Gemara Standards 19 Textual Skills #2 Daf Gemara pt. 2This video is part two of how to navigate a page of Gemara.
Gemara Standards 18 Textual Skills #1 Daf Gemara pt.1This video is part one of how to navigate a page of Gemara.
Gemara Standards 17 Background #9 ChazalThis video describes who the Chazal were.
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Gemara Standards 16 Background #8 The Gemara PageThis video describes what a Perek, Mesechta, Daf & Amud are. These are terms that apply to a Mishna and Gemara.
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Gemara Standards 15 Background #7 Mishna’s languageThis video describes the languages of the Mishna and the Gemara, and what caused them to be written in their respective languages
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Gemara Standards 14 Background #6 The Talmud Bavli & YerushalmiThis video describes the what the Talmud Yerushalmi and Bavli are and the difference between them. It explains what each one is composed of.
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Gemara Standards 13 Background #5 What is the Gemara?This video discusses the Gemara. It explains what the Gemara consists of, and the order in which it was written.
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Gemara Standards 12 Background #4 What is the Tosefta & Braita?This video discusses the Braita and the Tosefta. It explains who wrote them, and what they consist of.
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Gemara Standards 11 Background #3 What is the Mishna?This video describes what a Mishna is, what it contains, whose opinions are to be found in it, who put it together, and where you can find it.
Also see the following video on Tanaim called Gemara Standards History #3 Tanaim
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Rabbi Pilichowski A Settler’s Perspective Huskies For IsraelRabbi Uri Pilichowski discusses Jewish Rights to Govern and Live in Judea and Samaria.
The discussion also touched on Palestinian dignity and a challenging Q & A session.
Rabbi Uri Pilichowski Dispels Five Anti Israel Myths Live at the Border of Judea & Samaria The WestIn this video, Rabbi Uri Pilichowski travels to the Hizmeh area to dispel five myths Israel’s critics fabricate about Israeli treatment of Palestinians in Judea and Samaria (The West Bank). Instead of just telling you, Rabbi Pilichowski shows you.
(1) Checkpoints are abusive
(2) The security fence is discriminatory
(3) There are separate roads for Jews and Arabs
(4) Israel marks Palestinians with special license plates on their cars
(5) Palestinians live in squalor due to Israeli economic persecution
Pirkei Avot Shiur Perek 1 Mishna 1This a shiur on Pirkie Avot, Perek 1 Mishna 1
Topics include, our tradition, our character, and Yehoshua as a leader.
Here is the source sheet:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1P_cUUpw7xsSSO-F2ug0jfuR9M7dGH5YRHTwCiZrgqjs/edit?usp=sharing
Pirkei Avot Shiur Perek 1 Mishna 2This a shiur on Pirkie Avot, Perek 1 Mishna 1 & 2
Topics include: Prayer in the place of korbonot to gain atonement for sin and why chesed is greater than charity.