Spolter.net offers a number of different Torah resources by Rabbi Spolter, including a number of series of audio shiurim, as well as various written articles, Drashot and Divrei Torah available for free on the Internet.

Hands-On Halachah: Keeping Kosher in the Kitchen

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Have you ever wondered how things work in a kosher kitchen? Are you confused by different terms that you hear about but don't really understand? Would you like to learn the basics of kashrus? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this series is for you! Click here to access the shiur.

Hands-On Halachah: Hilchot Shabbat

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The laws of Shabbos can be complex and confusing. During this challenging and informative shiur, you'll learn the background to various aspects of the laws of Shabbat, from cooking coffee to sewing sweaters and everything in-between. Learn the halachot of Shabbat by first studying the original sources as they appear in the gemara, rishonim and Shulchan Aruch, Then, we'll apply these halachot in real-world situations, so that the study is both informative and practical. Click here to access the shiur.

Navi Shmuel

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The Navi transmits to us the origins of the Jewish people -- where we've been, and where we're going. This shiur begins at Shmuel I Chapter 17 with the story of the battle between David and Golyat. Listen in and learn! Click here to access the shiur.

Navi Melachim

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The Navi shiur continues with the study of the book of Melachim. This shiur begins with Shlomo's ascent to the throne, continues with the construction of the Beit Hamikdash, and leads into the tragic split of the kingdom and the spiritual decline that ensues. Click here to access the shiur.

Megillat Esther

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Using the power of Midrash, and drawing from other classical sources, we'll look into the hidden meaning and message of the Megillah, the message that lies just beneath the surface. Click here to access the shiur.

Parshat Hashavua

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Join the Tuesday womens' parshah shiur given weekly at YIOP. Each week we study a small section of the weekly Torah reading, and analyze the section with careful reading of the text and commentaries, along with lively and spirited discussion. Click here to access the shiur.

From Womb to Tomb

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In this class, we will study various issues surrounding the halachah and Jewish thought related to the Jewish life cycle. From sexuality to weddings to bat mitzvah and funerals, Judaism surrounds the events that mark the passage of time. Click here to access the shiur.

Rosh Hashanah: Judging Others, Judging Ourselves, and Al Hateshuvah by Rabbi Soloveitchik

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The High Holidays are all about judging -- how we judge our fellow man and how God judges us. In this class we'll discuss the nature of the Yom Hadin (the day of Judgment) and how we prepare for it properly.
In Rav Soloveitchik's first essay, he describes the difference between the Teshuvah of Kaparah, or atonement, and Teshuvah of Taharah, or cleansing. (You can follow along together with us if you have a copy of the book, which can be ordered from the Israel Book shop in Boston.) Click here to access the shiur.

Orot: The Lights of Rav Kook

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While often considered difficult and esoteric, Orot, Rav Avraham Yitzchak HaKohen Kook's classic work, outlines the fundamental critical role that the Land of Israel plays in the hidden workings of Jewish thought. Together we will study Orot through the shuirim of Rav Kook's son, Rabbi Tzvi Yehuda Kook, through a book of shiurim published and edited by Rav Aviner. You can click here for a link for purchase a copy of the book. Click here to access the shiur.

The Rules of Disengagement

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The disengagement from Gaza was one of the most painful and difficult self-inflicted events to take place in Israeli history. In addition to the political considerations, Jewish law and tradition have a great deal to add to the discussion. Listen to Rabbi Spolter's Beit Midrash shuir on how halachah deals with the issue of the (then) impending disengagement from the Gaza Strip and the Shomron. Click here to access the shiur.