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Rabbi Yosef Bronstein made Aliyah in August of 2017. He took a leave of absence from his undergraduate studies at Yeshiva University to study in Israel at various Yeshivot including Kerem B’Yavneh, Har Etzion and Merkaz HaRav. Upon returning to New York he received a BA in Jewish Studies from Yeshiva College, ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and an MA in Talmudic Studies from the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies.  He is currently a member of the Wexner Kollel Elyon, an instructor of Jewish Philosophy at Yeshiva University’s Isaac Breuer College of Hebraic Studies Honors Program and is a PhD candidate in the field of Talmudic Studies.
 
His Shiurim are featured on YU Torah
 
 
 
 
 
 
November 15, 2019 Parashat Vayera (5780) Double Vision click here
November 8, 2019 Lech L'cha (5780) From Yerushalayim – Blessings to the World click here
November 1, 2019 Noach (5780)  Babylonian Jewry and Yerushalayim click here
October 25, 2019 , Berisheet (5780)  Yerushalayim: The Universal And The Particular click here
October 18, 2019 Succot,  (5780)  Save Us For the Sake of Yerushalayim click here
October 11, 2019 Parashat Ha'Azinu,  (5780) Building the Sukkah and Zion click here
October 4, 2019 Parashat Vayeilech,  (5780) Recreating Sinai in Yerushalayim click here
September 27, 2019, Parashat Nitzavim (5779) Teshuva and the Return to Yerushalayim  click here
September 20, 2019, Parasha Ki Tavo (5779) The Center of the Agricultural Cycle click here
September 13, 2019  Parashat KiTeitzei Our Mother Yerushalayim (5779)   click here
September 6, 2019  Parashat Shoftim (5779)  The Middle of the Ladder click here
August 30, 2019  Parashat Re'eih (5779) Elul and the Walls of Yerushalayim  click here
August 23, 2019  Parashat Eikev (5779) God as the Landlord of Yerushalayim click here
August 16, 2019 Parashat Vaetchanan  (5779) The Binding Center click here
August 9, 2019 Parashat Devarim (5779) Rebuilding Yerushalayim Through Truth and Peace click here
August 2, 2019 Parashat Matot-Masei (5779) Centered on the City click here
July 26, 2019 Parahat Pinchas (5779) Connecting Heaven & Earth click here
July 19, 2019 Parashat Balak (5779) ABoost of Confidence, click here
July 12, 2019 Parashat Chukat (5779) The City of Life click here
July 5, 2019 Parashat Korach, Divisiveness, Peace and Yerushalayim click here
June 28, 2019 Parashat Shelach The Perfect Perspective click here
June 20, 2019 Parashat Beha'alotcha The Beating Heart at the Center  click here
June 13, 2019 Parashat Naso (5779) Yerushalayim, Shalom, and the Source of Blessings click here
June 7, 2019-Parashat Bamidbar/Shavuot Was the Torah Given in Yerushalayim? click here
May 31, 2019 - Parashat Bechukotai The Two Versions of Ramban’s Prayer for Yerushalayim click Here
May 17, 2019 - Parashat Emor The Great and Small of Yerushalayim click here
May 10, 2019 - Parashat Kedoshim The Holiness of Parshat Kedoshim and Yerushalayim click here
May 3, 2019 Parashat Acharei Mot Yerushalayim as the Concealed Rose click here
April 25, 2019 Pesach (5779) The Blood of Pesach and Yerushalayim click here
April 12, 2019 Parashat Metzora (5779) The Secret Pleasantness of Yerushalayim  click here
April 5, 2019 Parashat Tazria (5779) The Divine Word of Yerushalayim click here
March 29, 2019 Parashat Shmini (5779)  God’s Choice of Yerushalayim  click here
March 22, 2019 Parashat Tzav-Purim (5779) The Eternality of Purim and Yerushalayim click here
March 15, 2019 Parashat Vayikra, A Home For G-D click here
March 8, 2019 Parashat Pikudei, The Joy of Adar and Yerushalayim click here
March 1, 2019 Parashat Vayakhel/ Shabbat Shekalim click here
February 22, 2019 Parashat Ki Tisa (5779) The Sweet Smell of Yerushalayim click here
February 15, 2019, Parashat Tetzaveh (5779) The Joy of the Entire World click here
February 8, 2019, Parashat Terumah (5779) Yerushalayim and Your Shul click here
February 1, 2019 - Parashat Mishpatim  The Justice of Yerushalayim click here  
January 25, 2019 - Parashat Yitro  The Naturalness of Yerushalayim click here  
January 18, 2019 - Parashat Beshalach (5779)  The Definition of Redemption Click Here  
January 11, 2019 - Parashat Bo  The Location of the Korban Pesach click here
 December 28, 2018 - Parashat Shemot (5779)  Actualizing Potential click here
 December 21, 2018- Parashat Vayechi (5779)  Gaining Immortality click here   
December 14, 2018 Parashat Vayigash (5779)  Crying for Each Other  click here
 December 7, 2018 Parashat Miketz - Chanuka  A Goal Unto Itself click here
 Nov 30, 2018 Parashat Vayeshev (5779)  From Yerushalayim to the Periphery click here
 Nov 23, 2018 - Parashat VaYishlach (5779)  The Safe Yerushalayim click here
 Nov 16, 2018 - Parashat Vayetzei (5779)  The People of Yerushalayim click here
 Nov 9, 2018 - Parashat Toldot (5779)  Fear and Peace click here  
Nov 02, 2018 - Parashat Chayei Sara (5779)  The Prayers of Yerushalayim click here
 Oct. 24, 2018 - Parashat Vayera  The Ashes of Self-Sacrifice click here
 Oct 19, 2018 - Parashat Lech Lecha   Brit Milah and Yerushalayim click here
 Oct 12, 2018 - Parashat Noach  Protecting or Radiating Sanctity click here
 Oct 5, 2018 - Parashat Beresheet   To Do and To Be click Here click Here
 Sept 28, 2018 - Succot  The Joy of Yerushalayim on Succot click here
 Sept 21, 2018 - Parashat Ha'Azinu  The Testimony of Yerushalayim click here
 Sept 14, 2018 - Parashat Veyeilech - Yom Kippur  The Emotions of Yerushalayim click here
 Sept 7, 2018 - Parashat Nitzavim  Yerushalayim's New Identity click here
 August 31, 2018 - Parashat Ki Tavo  The Joy of Earth click here  
August 24, 2018-Parashat Ki Titzei   "Going Out" From Zion click here
 August 17, 2018 - Parashat Shoftim  Awaken, Arise, Yerushalayim click here
 August 10, 20187 Parashat Re'Eh  An Eternal Aspiration click here
 August 3, 2018 Parashat Eikev  Blessing God for Yerushalayim and the Jewish People click here
 July 27, 2018 Parashat VaEtchana  The Heart of the Matter click here  
July 20, 2018 Parashat Devarim  The Present Memory of Yerushalayim click here
 July 13, 2018 Parashat Maatos-Maasei  Travelling Home click here
 July 6, 2018 Parashat Pinchas  A Hopeful Mourning click here
 June 29, 2018 - Parashat Balak  The Dual Lion of Yerushalayim click here
 June 22, 2018 Parashat Chukat  The Fearful Wisdom of Yerushalayim click here
 Jine 15, 2018 Parashat Korach  The Good Eye of Jerusalem click here  
June 8, 2018 Parashat Shelach Lecha    A City With G-D's name Click here
 June 1, 2018 Parasha Beha'alotcha  Spreading the Light click here
 May 25, 2018 Parashat Naso  G-d’s “Ordinary” Blessing from Zion click here
 May 18, 2018 Parashat Bamidbar- Shavuot   A Short Mountain click here
 May 11, 2018 Parashat Behar-Bechukotai - Yom Yerushalayim  The True Owner of Yerushalayim click here
 May 4, 2018 - Parashat Emor   The Poor and Yerushalayim click here
 April 27, 2018 - Parashat Acharei Mot Kedoshim II  Praising Hashem in Yerushalayim click here
 April 20, 2018 - Parashat Acharei Mot - Kedoshim  The National Repercussions of an Individual’s Behavior   click here
 April 13, 2018 - Parashat Shemini (5778)  Positive Perspectives on Israel and Yerushalayim click here