Shiurim on בּרכות השׁחר

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Bracha #1 (נתן לשׂכוי בינה להבחין בּין יום ובין לילה – Who gave the heart understanding to distinguish between day and night)
Rabbi Yaakov B. Neuburger

Rabbi Yaacov NuebergerRabbi Yaakov B. Neuburger, serves as the Rav of Congregation Beth Abraham in Bergenfield, NJ and is Rosh Yeshiva at the Yeshiva Program/Mazer School of Talmudic Studies of Yeshiva University.

Bracha #2 (שׁלֹא עשׂני גוֹי – Who did not make me a gentile)
Rabbi Ya’akov Trump

Yaacov TrumpRabbi Ya’akov Trump, serves as the Assistant Rabbi of the Young Israel of Lawrence Cedarhurst, teaches Halacha at Shulamith High School for Girls and works as the Public Programs Coordinator at RIETS in Yeshiva University in Undergraduate Torah Studies. Rabbi Trump coordinated the Shabbos Project Initiative for the Five Towns.

Bracha #3 (שׁלֹא עשׂני עבד – Who did not make me a slave)
Rabbi Yehuda Turetsky

turetskyRabbi Yehuda Turetsky is a Ram at Yeshivat Shaalvim and an alumnus of Yeshiva University‘s Beren Kollel Elyon and has been a longtime staff member at NCSY Kollel.


Bracha #4 (שׁלֹא עשׂני אשׁה/שׁעשׂני כּרצונו – Who did not make me a woman/Who made me according to His will)
Rabbi Daniel Hartstein

IMG_4952(1)Rabbi Daniel Hartstein is the Director of Finance and a Ram at Yeshivat Lev HaTorah in Ramat Beit Shemesh.  Rav Hartstein is also the Rosh Beis Mesdrash at Camp Mesorah and received Semicha from Rav Aharon Soloveitchik, ztz”l.

Bracha #5 (פּוקח עורים – Who gives sight to the blind)
Rabbi Doron Beckerman

Doron BeckermanRabbi Doron Beckerman is currently the Chief Editor of the Ohr Olam English-language translation and elucidation of the Mishnah Berurah and teaches Halachah at Yeshivas Arzei HaLevanon in Ramat Beit Shemesh.

Bracha #6 (מתיר אסורים – Who releases the bound)
Rabbi Gedaliah Jaffe

gedaliah_jaffe_oRabbi Gedaliah Jaffe is the Mora D’asra of Congregation Ahavas Yisrael in Edison, NJ and a Rebbe in The Frisch School.


Bracha #7 (מזוקף כּפופים – Who straightens the bent)

Rabbi Aaron E. Glatt, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA


Rabbi Dr. Glatt is the Associate Rabbi at Congregation Anshei Chesed and Assistant Rabbi at the Young Israel of Woodmere.  Rabbi Glatt is the Chairman of Medicine at South Nassau Communities Hospital.


Bracha #9 (רוקע הארץ על המים – Who spreads out the Earth upon the waters)

Rabbi Moshe Tzvi Weinberg

moshe_weinberg_lpRabbi Moshe Tzvi Weinberg currently teaches in Yeshiva University’s Irving I. Stone Beit Midrash Program (SBMP), where the Rav also serves as Mashgiach Ruchani.


Bracha #10 (שׁעשׂה לי כּל צרכּי – Who has provided me with all my needs)
Rabbi Ari N. Enkin

Rabbi Ari EnkinRabbi Ari N. Enkin, a resident of Ramat Beit Shemesh, is a researcher and writer of contemporary halachic issues and the author of the Dalet Amot of Halacha series (7 volumes), Rabbinic Director of United with Israel and is a RA”M at Yeshivat Migdal HaTorah and Yeshivat Ashreinu.

Bracha #14 (הנותן ליעף כֹּח – Who gives to the weary strength)

Rabbi Dr. Krug

John-Krug-400x600Rabbi Dr. John Krug is the  Dean of  Student Life and Welfare at The Frisch School, in Paramus, New Jersey.



G-d Willing, we will be posting additional shiurim every other week.