Rabbi Azriel Chaim Goldfein

Rabbi Azriel Chaim Goldfein established and headed the first Yeshiva in South Africa, the Yeshivah Gedolah of Johannesburg. Rabbi Goldfein studied in Telz Yeshiva, under great rabbonim who survived the Holocaust, and was a lifelong talmid muvhak of Rabbi Mordechai Gifter. During this time, he developed a "love of and profound knowledge of" the writings of the Maharal of Prague. With his wife Clarice Goldfein, he came to South Africa from the United States in 1972, "with a mission to establish an authentic, world-class yeshiva... for the training of South African rabbis for South Africa", and "Yeshivah Gedolah" was established the next year, originally based at the Yeshiva College of South Africa. The Yeshivah's derech is built on "Telshe derech", stressing Mussar and Derech eretz alongside Talmud study. In a complementary fashion, the derech of the Maharal influences the Yeshivah's approach to learning, and more particularly, its Hashkafa.
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Ki Setzei - Slander and incitement - their sources in the Torah Ki Setzei 65 min
Ki Setzei - Slander, tale-bearing and incitement Ki Setzei 99 min
Ki Setzei - The 12 Nasiem (Princes)(6 of 6*): Naftalie- (*see comment for other Parts) Ki Setzei 69 min
Ki Setzei - The long term ramifications of a person's acts and deeds Ki Setzei 58 min
Ki Setzei - The power of the yetzer horah Ki Setzei 68 min
Ki Setzei - Those who are forbidden to enter into the congregation of Israel (with particular reference at the end of the shiur to showing appreciation to the Republic of South Africa) Ki Setzei 72 min
Ki Setzei 1981 - Untitled Ki Setzei 71 min
Ki Setzei 2003 - Untitled (only first 40 minutes exist) Ki Setzei 49 min
Ki Savo - "And you shall judge every man favorably." Ki Savo 69 min
Ki Savo - "And you shall walk in His ways." Ki Savo 76 min
Ki Savo - "And you shall walk in the ways of the A-mighty." Ki Savo 72 min
Ki Savo - "Because you did not serve the Lord your G-d with joy and gladness of heart..." The quality of happiness Ki Savo 82 min
Ki Savo - "Today you have chosen and exalted the A-mighty to be your G-d...and G-d has chosen and exalted you to be His nation..." Ki Savo 61 min
Ki Savo - "You shall walk in His ways." What does this mean? Ki Savo 79 min
Ki Savo - (2 of 2*)The mitzvah of gemilus chesed (acts of kindness)(*see comment for other Part) Ki Savo 66 min
Ki Savo - All of Israel carries responsibility for each other Ki Savo 69 min
Ki Savo - All of the people of Israel are responsible for the spiritual welfare of each other Ki Savo 77 min
Ki Savo - Bikkurim (first fruits) - Principles pertaining to us Ki Savo 78 min
Ki Savo - Bikkurim (first fruits) - why is Israel commanded to sanctify the first fruits? Ki Savo 69 min
Ki Savo - Simcha (happiness) Ki Savo 65 min
Ki Savo - The brachos (blessings) Ki Savo 78 min
Ki Savo - The mitzvah of bikkurim (the first fruits) Ki Savo 65 min
Ki Savo - The responsibility of one Jew for another Ki Savo 71 min
Ki Savo - The showing of gratitude and appreciation Ki Savo 70 min
Ki Savo - The showing of gratitude and appreciation - The repayment of a debt Ki Savo 59 min