This series of shiurim was initiated by S.O.Y. and given on Tuesday nights in Y.U. in 5758. It was the first year that Rav Twersky gave a series of nighttime shiurim for the entire yeshiva.
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|1||Tznius: Awareness of HKB”H, Cherishing Mitzvos||Introduction to this series, including defining what “haskafa” is. Defining tznius – an awareness of HKB”H and cherishing mitzvos,which lead to modesty and going lifnim mishuras hadin|
|2||Simcha: It’s Definition, the Path to Achieving It||Why is simcha so critical to avodas Hashem? What is genuine simcha? How do we achieve simcha?|
|3||Kol Ma’asecha Yihiyu L’shem Shoamyim||The all-encompassing nature of avodas Hashem, regardless of one’s abilities and career track. A look at how to practically go about serving HKB”H 24×7.|
|4||Yiras Hashem & Ahavas Hashem||The order in which one achieves levels of yiras Hashem and ahavas Hashem. Awareness of mortality as a motivator.|
|5||Acquiring Yirah by Avoiding Hesech Ha’da’as||A Look at the central/critical point we must focus on to grow: avoiding hesech ha’da’as, i.e. being aware of HKB”H at all times.|
|6||Hashgacha Pratis, Purim||What is our belief of hashgacha pratis, and what are the practical implications and applications of it? Hashgacha as a leitmotif of Pruim.|
|7||Emunah, Esteeming Mitzvos, Purim.||What is emunah, and what it requires of us in our attitude towards Torah, Chazal, and personal and national events. Emunah and Purim.|
|8||Yaakov Avinu: Shalem G’gufo, B’mamono, B’Toraso||Physical and financial aspects of life as a support system for avodas Hashem.|