Torah and Music Part 1: Zecher L'Churban

  • We will be looking be’H for the following three shiurim at the issue of Torah and Music. In this shiur, we will focus on music and the Churban. In light of the loss of the Beit Mikdash and the disasters that have befallen the Jewish people in exile, can there still be music in our lives. On the other hand, can we live without it!?
  • Next week, in Part 2, we will look at the thorny issue of music written by non-Jews and non-observant Jews. Is there any halachic or spiritual reason to avoid it?
  • Finally, in Part 3 we will examine the positive spiritual aspects of music and its connections with Torah thought.