Parsha Podcasts: Vayeira is pleased to bring you a curated selection of audio shiurim on Parshas Vayeira.

The Unique Test

Hashem tested Avrohom numerous times, yet only after the akeido did Hashem say “now I know that you fear Hashem”.

Listen to a summary of what chassidus explains about this, delivered by Rabbi Berel Bell, rov of Anash Montreal.


True Mesiras Nefesh

The climax of this week’s parsha is the akeida, an episode which features heavily throughout our tefilos, underscoring how central and significant it is

Listen to a summary of a Sicha that explaines what is so central about the akeida, delivered in Yiddish by Reb Yoel Kahn

To see a video of the shiur, and for an English transcript of this shiur click here.


Bris on Shabbos

This week’s parsha tells us about the first bris preformed on an 8 day year old baby – Yitzchok. When the 8th day is Shabbos, the bris is still preformed. 

Listen to a short halachic discussion shiur on the topic delivered by Rabbi Yosef Shusterman rov and shliach in Beverly Hills.


Harav Levi Yitzchak on Vayeiro (New)

Listen to a short vort from the Rebbe’s father the connection between Ssrah and Yitzchok, delivered by Rabbi Moshe Gourarie, an editor of Chassidus Mevueres on Tanya.

Yitzchok or Yishmoel

Yishmoel was circumcised at age 13 by his own choice, where as Yitzchok was circumcised as a baby without being asked. Which is greater?

Listen to a summary of a sicha on the topic, delivered by Rabbi Leib Schapiro, rov and rosh yeshiva, Miami FL.


Hashem Investigation of Sedom

In the story of Sedom, Hashem has a conversation with Avrohom and uses the phrase “Eirida na…” (“I will descend and see”). Hashem is everywhere. Why does Hashem need to do an investigation?

Listen to an in depth shiur on the topic, delivered by renowned lecturer Rabbi Yossi Paltiel.


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