Young Israel of the Main Line

Shavuos 5770

Schedule of Learning



Leil Shavuos – Tuesday Night (May 18) - Between Mincha and Maariv

מתורתו של הר''ר זליג עפשטיין זצ''ל בספר המצוות להרמב''ם

Ritual vs. Interpersonal Mitzvos: a Fundamental Distinction

by Rabbi Steinberg

Leil Shavuos (Tuesday, May 18-19)

All Night Learning Program

Refreshments sponsored by Michaela and Dan Perez in commemoration of the Yahrtzeit of Michaela’s father, Moshe Arye ben Zev, a”h.




12:20 AM

The Obligation to Honor Your Rebbe vs.

the Obligation to Honor a Talmid Chacham in General:

Insights and He’aros of the Brisker Rav and Rav Zelig Epstein

Rabbi Steinberg


1:30 AM

Why did King Chizkiyah Hide the Book of Refuos?

Dr. Danny Eisenberg


2:40 AM

Time-Bound Positive Mitzvos  - Revisited

Rabbi Josh Weinberger


3:50 AM

The Mitzvos of Marah:

Prequel or Prerequisite to Matan Torah?

Dr. Ari Weintraub


5:05 AM



Between Mincha and Maariv Wed.-Thurs. Nights (May 19-20) -- Special Topic

Does Halacha Progress?:

Surprising Concepts from the Netziv, Rav Tzadok HaKohen

and Rav Yisroel Salanter

by Rabbi Steinberg