Tuesday, June 3, 2008
Shavuos - How to Stay Up for Davening After You've Stayed Up All Night
Since Shavuos is next Sunday night, Reb Yerachmiel and I wanted to share this shiur that he gave in preperation for Shavuos.
Tikkun Lail Shavuos: Kavod La'Torah: Staying Awake to Learn, and to Daven!
Below is the link to a Pre-Shavuos shiur by Reb Yerachmiel at the Baltimore Community Kollel, in which he addressed the paradoxical yet all too common experience of staying-up all night learning on "Tikkun Lail Shavuos", only to sleep-walk through the davening and krias ha'Torah (of all things) which follow!
Reb Yerachmiel's aitza: a re-orientation to the "Ais Ratzon" of the powerful tefillos of Hotza'as Sefer Torah, and in particular, the mysterious tefillah we say each and every Monday, Thursday, Shabbos and Yom Tov: "Brich Shemay". May this inspiring shiur awaken us to not only learn beautifully on the night of Shavuos, but to keep us awake to daven and lain beautifully as well.
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(Picture courtesy of Artmuz)
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