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Despite the tremendous mesiras nefesh demonstrated by Avraham at the Akeida, the mishna states that this wasn\'t the ultimate test. Rabbi Yonason Sacks, Rosh HaYeshiva at Beis Medrash L\'Talmud, explains the one last and final test that remained, outshining even that of Akeidas Yitzchak, and how it is the daily routine that tests the individual.
Where is the stress placed on the mitvzah of milah: is it the act of cutting or the result that the baby underwent a bris milah? Rabbi Yonason Sacks, Rosh HaYeshiva of Lander College for Men/Beis Medrash L\'Talmud, applies this chakira to bris milah and many other mitzvos in the Torah.
To sing Hallel and praise Hashem as He should be praised, we need to truly experience the freedom of Pesach. To understand the story of Pesach, we need to step back and appreciate the big picture. But therein lies the challenge - telling the story of the Exodus, experiencing it\'s freedom and seeing the whole story. Listen to Rabbi Sacks\' pre-Pesach shiur
Is there a mitzvah to build the sukkah, in addition to sitting in it? Rabbi Sacks, the Rosh HaYeshiva of Lander College for Men/Beis Medrash L\'Talmud, looks at the halacha of a sukkah that was not built for the purpose of the chag and delves into the nature of the mitzvah of sukkah.